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Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) and Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced the Protecting Americans Abroad Act to provide Americans serving our country in diplomatic posts abroad with the security and protection they deserve.
WEBER CELEBRATES SMALL BUSINESS WEEK
Freeport, TX – America’s Small Business Week is May 4-8. Last Tuesday, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) toured two small businesses in Brazoria County - Vernor Material and Equipment Co. and Freeport LNG. He made the following statement:
2015 Congressional Art Competition Winner Announced
League City, TX – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) held a reception Monday night to honor Christina Rasmussen, a junior from Clear Springs High School, as this year’s Congressional Art Competition winner.
Washington, D.C. – Today is national PrepareAthon Day, which is an initiative by FEMA to bring awareness and encourage families to prepare for severe weather and other hazards.
“Severe weather can strike at any time. Life or death could be determined by your preparedness,” said Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). “I’m encouraging my constituents to take the time to stock up on necessary items, have an evacuation plan, and practice with their family on what to do and how to react in an emergency situation.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel address Congress regarding Israel’s concerns of Iran’s nuclear proliferation program. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on a ‘clean’ spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The spending bill will fund DHS through September 30. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President had the opportunity to sign a bill into law that would create American jobs by finally allowing construction to begin on the Keystone XL Pipeline. The pipeline would transport heavy crude to be processed in various refineries located in Illinois and Texas.
Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Randy Weber (R-TX-14) reintroduced important legislation which clarifies how the Federal Government should implement the Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor. The State Marriage Defense Act (H.R. 824) will simply require federal agencies to look to a person’s legal residence when determining marital status and applying federal law. Representative Weber made the following statement below:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 596, legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.
“Since the President’s health care law has been implemented, we have seen numerous security glitches with healthcare.gov. Small businesses are being stifled and forced to cut jobs. Worse still, families are losing their coverage and seeing premiums skyrocket.”