Washington, D.C. – After submission of 93 entries from high school students across the 14th Congressional District, judging for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition took place on April 15. The winner of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition is Dickinson High School Freshman, Andy Jiang.
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:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on the passage of H. Res. 639, which authorizes Speaker Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House defending Congress's Article I powers under the Constitution:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement on the President’s decision to nominate the Honorable Merrick Garland, chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, for the recent Supreme Court Justice vacancy:
Washington, D.C. – The House of Representatives today approved the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (H.R.
Washington, D.C. – This year marks the 33rd 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.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on the President’s proposal to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on the introduction of his newest bill, H.R. 4550 - the Protect Against School Shootings (PASS) Act:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement on the passage of H.R. 3662 – the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act:
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.
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Southeast Texas will have representation on U.S. House committees overseeing space, foreign affairs and transportation in the two-year lawmaking term that began this month.
Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX) has re-introduced a bill to hold Central American nations accountable for illegal immigrants from their countries by cutting off foreign aid. The bill (H.R. 439, attached below) is in response to last summer’s invasion of illegal immigrants and unaccompanied minors mostly from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas) has re-introduced legislation to withhold foreign aid to Central American nations over illegal immigration.
The measure would withhold foreign aid for Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador until Congress establishes they have taken "sufficient action" to limit illegal immigration to the U.S.
President Barack Obama's plan to increase taxes and fees on Wall Street and the nation's wealthiest Americans ran into a solid wall of opposition Tuesday from Texas Republicans at the State of the Union address.