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Rep. Weber’s Bill to Streamline Nuclear Reactors Passes House

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to update nuclear licensing and ensure efficient regulation and deployment of nuclear energy technologies. Included in this legislative package is a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14), the Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act, to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to submit...

Rep. Weber votes to protect LNG in Southeast Texas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H.R. 7176, the Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024 would remove restrictions on the import and export of natural gas and require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to deem the import or export of natural gas to be consistent with the public interest. “President Biden’s LNG export ban is a direct att...

Rep. Weber warns President Biden from federalizing the National Guard

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) led 23 of his House Republican colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden warning him against federalizing the National Guard in Texas. In the letter, lawmakers reminded President Biden that “under the United States Constitution that we are each sworn to uphold, Governor Abbott has been granted the authority to maintain and deploy the N...

Rep. Weber Demands Biden Admin to end Ban on American LNG Exports

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Washington, D.C. - This week, Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14), a member of the Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee, participated in a hearing to examine the Biden administration’s U.S. liquified natural gas (LNG) export ban and how it threatens America’s energy and economic security. Weber also joined more than 150 House Republicans in sending a letter to President Biden demanding he end de f...

Rep. Weber votes to Impeach Sec. Mayorkas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H. Res. 863, which impeaches Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, for high crimes and misdemeanors due to violating immigration and border security laws enacted by Congress and threatening the safety of the American people. “From day one, Secretary Mayorkas lost operational control of the southern bor...

Rep. Weber Introduces Bill to Develop Next Generation Pipelines

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Reps. Randy Weber (R-TX) and Yadira Caraveo (D-CO) introduced critical energy legislation focused on the advancement of next generation pipelines. The Next Generation Pipelines Research and Development Act will strengthen public-private partnerships and improve Federal research, development, and demonstration related to the evolution of key pipeline systems across th...

Rep. Weber Votes Against Continuing Resolution

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement after voting against the continuing resolution: "Congress passed the third continuing resolution in less than four months. It continues to fund our government at the Democrat dream spending levels crafted by Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden over a year ago, preserving their failed policies. My fellow Texans are—and ...

Rep. Weber Statement on National Defense Authorization Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement after voting against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2024: “In July, the House Republicans passed the most conservative NDAA in history: it ended Joe Biden’s taxpayer-funded travel abortions, stopped taxpayer-funded gender transition surgeries, and halted the Left’s radical climat...

Rep. Weber votes to launch Impeachment Inquiry into Joe Biden

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H.Res. 918 to formalize ongoing investigations into President Biden being conducted by the House Committees on Oversight and Accountability, Ways and Means, and Judiciary into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House to impeach President Biden. The resolution establishes procedures for carrying out impeachment hearings...

Rep. Weber Preserves American’s Vehicle Choice

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H.R. 4468, the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales (CARS) Act, which protects consumer choice by prohibiting Biden's Environmental Protection Agency from finalizing, implementing, or enforcing any proposed rule with regards to emissions from vehicles. Rep. Weber is an original co-sponsor of the CARS Act. "The EPA's electric ve...

Rep. Weber Introduces Legislation to Reinstate “Remain in Mexico”

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Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced legislation to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols. This legislation will require those seeking asylum at the Southern border or without proper documentation to return to Mexico to wait for their immigration proceedings. It also sets a robust standard for asylum eligibility, ensuring that the process is reserved for those with genuine humanita...

Rep. Weber Votes Against Continuing Resolution

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement after voting against the continuing resolution: "The American people cannot afford the status quo. Our nation is $33.6 trillion in debt, and our border is exploding. It is imperative we change the direction our nation is headed. We need policy change, border security, and to restore fiscal sanity, not continue...

Rep. Weber Introduces Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced H.R. 6252, the Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act, to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to submit a report and conduct a rulemaking on facilitating efficient, timely environmental review process for nuclear reactor applications. "Nuclear energy is clean, safe, and reliable. Going forward it must be a signific...

Rep. Weber supports Israel Against Terrorism

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of the Israel Supplemental Appropriations Act to provide $14.3 billion to support Israel’s missile defense systems like the Iron Dome and additional military equipment for the Israel Defense Forces. This legislation also replenishes U.S. weapons stocks and fully offsets the cost of this assistance. This emergency supplemental a...

Rep. Weber Announces Funding for Port Freeport

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding a $15,958,380 million federal grant to Port Freeport through the Port Infrastructure Development Program for the Velasco Terminal Sustainability Expansion Project. The project includes the construction of a new 36,900-square-foot cross-dock facility and related site improvements...