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  • Weber Introduces DOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) introduced legislation prohibiting the Department of Energy from issuing new loan guarantees. After introducing H.R. 4035, DOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act, Congressman Weber released the following statement: "The Department of Energy is a research and development institution, not a venture capitalist. DOE’s controversial program to provide taxpayer-backed loan guarantees to private energy companies skews the market and stifles in... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Second Disaster Relief Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – In the month since the last relief bill passed, our nation has seen more devastating natural disasters. H.R. 2266, Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, addresses FEMA Disaster Relief Funds, cancels NFIP loan debt, grants emergency nutritional assistance to Puerto Rico, and focuses funds for wildfire relief. The Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act passed the House 353 to 69. Congressman Randy Weber (... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 5, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Budget and Economy

    Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2018 budget on Thursday, October 5, 2017. The budget passed the House by a vote of 219 to 206. After the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: "Every day, Americans make a budget for themselves, their households, and their businesses. Today, Congress passed a budget for the nation. The long-term effects of this bill are an improvement from previous years. This budget balances its... Read more

  • Weber Supports Micah's Law
    Posted in Press Releases on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – The House of Representatives passed H.R. 36, Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill is commonly referred to as “Micah’s Law”. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The science is clear. At 20 weeks, babies can feel pain. This bill protects the fundamental American belief that we have an unalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. As endowed by our Creator, this right starts at the moment of conception, an... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Tax Reform Framework
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Taxes

    Washington D.C. – House Republicans announced a tax reform framework on Wednesday, September 27. This framework is pro-American and fiscally-responsible. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: “My colleagues have put forth countless hours working on a tax reform plan that is better for Americans. The current tax code is out of control. For years, we have had a stagnant economy. It is passed time we reform the tax code – making it fair and simple. To quote a man... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passage of Appropriations FY18
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – On Thursday, September 14, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on the appropriations bills for fiscal year 2018.The appropriations fund Agriculture; Commerce, Justice, and Science; Financial Services; Homeland Security; Interior; Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; State and Foreign Operations; Transportation and Housing and Urban Development; Defense; Legislative Branch; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs; and Energy and Water. Upon passage of the bill... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Harvey Relief Package
    Posted in Press Releases on September 8, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives sent the Hurricane Harvey relief funding bill to the Senate. The Senate added a debt ceiling increase and continuing resolution to the package. Today, the House voted 316 to 90 in favor of the modifications. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “Already, nearly 700,000 residents have registered for federal disaster assistance. Texas 14 is ground zero for devastation. Water still remains... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Harvey Disaster Relief Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H. Res. 502, providing for Harvey disaster relief funding. FEMA estimates it will run out of money by the end of the week without disaster funding. Upon passage of the bill, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The severity and enormity of Harvey is unlike anything we have ever seen. I am left speechless by the magnitude of devastation. Harvey disaster relief funding is critical to gett... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Charlottesville
    Posted in Press Releases on August 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. - Congressman Randy Weber (R - Friendswood) released the following additional statement in response to the events which continue to unfold regarding this weekend’s violence in Charlottesville: "I adamantly condemn the violence by the white supremacist movement, period. Full stop. The actions that unfolded over the past few days are contrary to everything for which our country stands. Violence and hate of any kind cannot be tolerated, ignored, or explained away, especially when it... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passage of Make America Secure Appropriations Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2017 | Preview rr

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 3219, the Make America Secure Appropriations Act. The bill passed by a vote of 235 to 192. Within the appropriations act are four divisions: Defense, Legislative Branch, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Energy and Water. Upon passage of the bill, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The Make America Secure Appropriations Act aims to do just that – keep our nation secure across all fron... Read more

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