More on Congressional Issues
Washington, D.C. –Currently, the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been taken over by pro-Russian militants. Jews in the city are now being told that they must “register” with the government. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Last Week, American Conservative Union (ACU) Chairman Al Cardenas and ACU Foundation Chairman Carly Fiorina honored Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) as an “ACU Conservative” for his achievements in the 2013 ACU Ratings of Congress, the 43rd edition of the conservative ratings guide. Since 1971, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization has annually graded Members of Congress based on their votes on key conservative issues.
Washington, D.C. – On Friday, April 4, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) sent a letter to thank the Canadian government for their continued support of the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) took a tour of the Galveston oil spill to witness the cleanup efforts first hand and to assess the potential impacts to his district along the coast.
“I took this tour so that I could report back to my constituents to reiterate that everything is being done to mitigate this situation, and to ensure that our area stays clean and pristine,” said Congressman Weber. “I am thoroughly impressed by this operation and appreciate the tireless efforts by everyone involved in this cleanup.”
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Weber made the following the statement regarding the status of the Texas City oil spill:
“While the past few days have been difficult on the region, it is safe to say that major progress is being made. Currently, the Houston Ship Channel has reopened for outbound ships from Houston and Galveston. There is also limited movement of inbound vessels. However, it has not been determined when the movement of deep draft vessels coming in from the Gulf of Mexico will resume.
League City, Texas – On Saturday, March 22 an oil barge collided with a ship, resulting in spilling up to 168,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel and the Texas City Dike being closed. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – This year marks the 31st annual Congressional Art Competition. This nationwide competition encourages high school students from across America to showcase their artistic talents, which if chosen, will be displayed in the US Capitol for a year starting in June.
GET PREPARED DURING SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK
Washington, D.C. – Governor Perry announced via proclamation that Severe Weather Awareness Week will be March 2nd through the 8th.
“How prepared you are before severe weather hits could mean life or death,” 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 ensure that every member of the family knows how to react in the event of life-threatening.”
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. State Department released their final Environmental Impact Statement regarding the Keystone XL Pipeline. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) issued the following statement on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade: