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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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives voted on the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078) which prohibits the Army Corps and the EPA from developing, finalizing, adopting, implementing, applying, administering, or enforcing their proposed rule expanding their authority over “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act. The legislation passed by a vote of 262 to 152. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood), a co-sponsor, voted for the bill and made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – This week marks “Energy Week” in the United States House of Representatives. Today, the House passed the Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 266 to 150, and now heads to the Senate. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, the President of the United States signed the Water Resources Reform Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) into law. Representative Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) made the following statement: