Congressman Randy Weber

Representing the 14th District of Texas
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Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2015 by a vote of 243 to 165.  The REINS Act would increase accountability and transparency in the federal regulatory process by allowing Congress to give final approval on all new major regulations. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), an original co-sponsor of the legislation, made the following statement:

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) regularly challenges the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and their costly regulations. This week, the Congressman offered an amendment to the Interior and EPA appropriations bill that would require the EPA to follow the law and conduct ongoing evaluations of how the agency’s regulations impact American jobs. This amendment passed by voice vote on Wednesday night.

Feb 24, 2015 Press Release

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.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on H.R. 3, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. The measure passed by a vote of 266 to 152 and now heads to the Senate for a vote. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline (H.R. 5682). The measure passed by a vote of 252 to 161 and now goes to the Senate for a vote. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Nov 5, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, President Obama reacted to the 2014 midterm election results and spoke with the press about his priorities for the remaining time of the 113th Congress. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) introduced H.R. 5665, the Clear the Air with Congress Act of 2014. This legislation would simply require that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report to Congress on the impact of any new ozone regulations, as well as the data used to reach its conclusions, before it can propose such a regulation. It will also require that before the regulation can take effect, Congress would have to pass a law to implement it.

Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) announced which Members of Congress received the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the list with a 93-percent rating.

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on an energy package – The American Energy Solutions Act (H.R. 2), which passed by a vote of 226 to 191. The House also voted on a jobs package – The Jobs for America Act (H.R. 4), which passed by a vote of 253 to 163.

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) awarded Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) the “Champion of the Worker” award for perfect voting records on key employment and workforce issues during the 113th Congress.