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Rep. Weber Announces Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Young Hero Awardee, Chris Stone of Santa Fe

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Washington, D.C. – March 25, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) announced Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s Citizen Honors recipient Chris Stone of Santa Fe, has posthumously received the Society’s Young Hero Award. "The Medal of Honor, created in the midst of the Civil War, is awarded to service members who exhibit a level of gallantry above and beyond the call of duty at the risk of his or... Read More »

Rep. Weber Introduces "Redirecting Resources to the Border Act”

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Washington, D.C. – March 23, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced H.R.2180—the "Redirecting Resources to the Border Act,” which would relocate the extraneous fencing around the U.S. Capitol, installed by Speaker Pelosi, to the southern border, and direct the Secretary of Defense to reassign members of the National Guard, deployed to the U.S. Capitol, to the southern border to address the ... Read More »

Rep. Weber & Rep. Crist form Bipartisan Space & Aeronautics Congressional Caucus

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Washington, D.C. – Friday, February 5, 2021, U.S. Representatives Randy Weber (R-TX) and Charlie Crist (D-FL) announced the establishment of the Bipartisan Space & Aeronautics Caucus for the 117th Congress. “I am excited to co-chair this Caucus with Congressman Charlie Crist. This bipartisan space caucus will promote awareness and hopefully encourage members and their staff to engage more closely ... Read More »

Rep. Weber (TX-14) Statement on the American Rescue Plan of 2021

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Washington, D.C. – Friday, February 26, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) issued the following statement on H.R. 1319 – American Rescue Plan of 2021. "Once again exploiting the pandemic, Democrats' forced through a $1.9 trillion bailout under the guise of COVID-19 relief. This enormous bailout follows the $4 trillion already spent on direct aid to American households, unemployment insurance, stim... Read More »

Rep. Weber Statement on Texas Winter Storm Blackouts

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Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, February 16, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) issued the following statement on Texas' winter storm blackouts. This is a painful time for Southeast Texas. After more than our fair share of hurricanes and tropical storms, we are now enduring a historic winter storm that has paralyzed our state, risked countless lives, and threatens untold property damage. What is happe... Read More »

Weber Statement on 117th Congress Committee Assignments

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Washington, D.C. – Thursday, February 11, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) issued the following statement on committee assignments for the 117th Congress. Rep. Weber will continue to serve on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy, while also continuing on the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, with subcommittee as... Read More »

Rep. Weber Statement on Rep. Ron Wright's Passing

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Washington, D.C. – Monday, February 8, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) issued the following statement on the passing of Representative Ron Wright (TX-6): "Last night, we lost a fellow Texan, a true patriot and a friend. Representative Ron Wright, a fellow member of the Freedom Caucus, dedicated his life to working for the people of Texas. He was a servant of the Most High GOD. Through his many ... Read More »

Weber Statement on Efforts to Remove President Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, January 13, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement on efforts to remove President Donald J. Trump from office. "When questions arise about removing a sitting President-whether for incapacitation, treason, bribery, high crimes, or misdemeanors - the Constitution is explicit. Article II, Section 1, Clause 6 grants the Vice President the auth... Read More »

Rep. Weber Statement on Officer Sicknick's Passing

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Washington, D.C. – Friday, January 08, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) U.S. issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick: "Every day we, members of Congress and staff, enter the Capitol complex free from fear because of our brave Capitol police. Many are our friends; we greet them, we joke with them, we trust them with our lives. On Wednesday, as... Read More »

Weber Announces Presidential Medal Freedom for Zaharias

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Washington, D.C. – Thursday, January 07, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) announced that Babe Didrikson Zaharias has been awarded, posthumously, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In May of 2019, Representative Weber recommended Zaharias to receive the nation's highest civilian honor for her contributions to American athletics and society as a whole. Zacharias, a native of Beaumont, Texas, “tr... Read More »

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Statement on U.S. Capitol Breach

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Washington, D.C. – Wednesday, January 06, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement in response to the breach of the United States Capitol. "While many Americans are frustrated and angry, violence and destruction is never acceptable. I unequivocally condemn the violence that occurred in the United States Capitol today. The Capitol building is the heart of our democracy an... Read More »

Rep. Weber (TX-14) Statement on Objections to Electoral Votes

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Washington, D.C. – Tuesday, January 05, 2021 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) submitted the following statement regarding objections to Electoral votes for the Congressional Record. I rise today to voice my concerns regarding the irregularities and improprieties in the 2020 General Election. As I have said time and time again, the American people deserve to have full faith in our elections. The num... Read More »

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Releases Statement on December 2020 COVID Spending Package

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Washington, D.C. –Tuesday, December 22, 2020 U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement in response to the December 2020 COVID spending package. "Once again, Nancy Pelosi negotiated a massive spending bill in secret and released the 5,500+ bill text at the final hour. While I believe hardworking American families and businesses deserve additional Payment Protection Program (PPP... Read More »

Weber, Sherrill, Introduce Bipartisan FLOODS Act

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Washington, D.C. –On Friday, December 4, 2020, Representatives Randy Weber (R-TX-14) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) introduced H.R. 8882, the Flood Level Observation, Operations, and Decision Support (FLOODS) Act. This is companion legislation to S. 4462 sponsored by Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS) and Gary Peters (D-MI) that passed the Senate chamber in November. The FLOODS Act authorizes the National... Read More »

Weber Introduces Resolution Celebrating 20 Years of International Space Station, Continuous Human Presence in Low-Earth Orbit

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Washington, D.C. –On Monday, November 30, 2020, U.S. Rep Randy Weber (R-TX), together with fellow Reps. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Ralph Norman (R-SC), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Bill Posey (R-FL), Don Beyer (D-VA), Brian Babin (R-TX), Kendra Horn (D-OK), and Mo Brooks (R-AL) introduced a bipartisan resolution celebrating 20 years of International Space Station (ISS) operations and continuous human presen... Read More »