Congressman Randy Weber

Representing the 14th District of Texas
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Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 4923, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016:

Feb 1, 2016 Editorial

It’s time to ditch the EPA’s regulation to redefine the “waters of the United States”. This is yet another action by the agency to expand the scope of its regulatory reach and is an unprecedented assault on our economy. Congress must rein in the EPA’s powers.

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on the final passage of H.R. 3762 - Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act:

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 2029, the Consolidated Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2016:

Oct 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the United States House of Representatives voted on H.R. 597, the Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act, which passed by a vote of 313-118. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

Oct 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its final regulation that lowers our national ground-level ozone standard to 70 parts per billion. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:

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.

Jun 14, 2015 Editorial

For as large as the American economy is, a staggering 96 percent of the world’s customers reside outside of the United States.  Given this number, there are seemingly limitless opportunities to connect American goods and services with people across the globe if only we could tear down the barriers that other countries put in the way.  The economic impact on our country would result in more jobs, higher incomes, and greater security.

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.