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Washington, D.C- Today, Congressman Weber (R-Texas) offered his amendment highlighting the findings of the State Department’s exhaustive environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The Congressman’s amendment strengthens the argument to pass the Northern Route Approval Act, which declares that a Presidential permit is not required for the Keystone XL Pipeline’s application.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Texas) introduced a resolution (H. Res 214) which highlights the results of the State Department’s exhaustive environmental review of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Congressman Weber made the statement below on his first piece of legislation:
Washington, D.C. – President Obama announced that he will be making a trip to Austin, Texas to discuss his economic plan. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) is inviting the President to visit Texas District 14 to see the advantages to constructing the Keystone Pipeline. Congressman Weber made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Last Friday, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) wrote a letter to the State Department demanding action on the Keystone Pipeline project. The Congressman made the following statement:
“America has been waiting 1678 days for the President and the State Department to make a decision on the Keystone Pipeline . This project is estimated to create over 42,100 American jobs and $65 million in local tax revenue.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted on a Continuing Resolution that prevents a Government shutdown and continues to apply pressure on the President and Democrat-led Senate to pass a budget for the first time in four years. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. State Department issued a revised environmental impact statement on the Keystone XL Pipeline; Congressman Weber issued the following statement:
“The only reason we are not moving forward with the Keystone Pipeline is solely based on partisan politics by the President and his administration. This is a project that will bring more than 200,000 American jobs and help us move toward energy independence.”
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, the President gave his annual remarks for the State of the Union. In response, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Texas) made the following statement:
“Tonight, President Obama put forth an agenda that he believes will boost the economy and create good-paying jobs without costing a dime. However, we’ve heard the exact same story for the last four years. Instead, President Obama’s failed policies have exploded our debt, increased unemployment and stifled economic growth.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House voted on the “Require a Plan Act” that would require the President to submit a budget that would balance at some point during the 10-year budget window. If the President’s budget does not reach a balance, he would then be required to submit a supplemental budget that shows when his budget request would reach a balance. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Alvin) released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, by law, the President was supposed to deliver a budget to Congress and for the fourth time, in the past five years, he failed once again. We are all extremely disappointed in the President’s lack of leadership and very concerned about what this means for our economy.
Washington, D.C. – On Monday, President Barack Obama laid out his liberal agenda of more spending, more government and more job-killing regulations. What we need is more jobs, less government and a balanced budget.