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  • Weber Statement on Tax Reform 2.0
    Posted in Press Releases on September 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a second phase of tax reform measures. These bills, collectively referred to as “Tax Reform 2.0,” ensure reduced taxes for families and small businesses, while promoting and encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “At the end of December, we signed the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law. Since then, our ec... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passage of Second Round of Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 26, the U.S. House of Representatives passed final appropriations for Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor, and Education operations. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “For the first time in over a decade, the Department of Defense is operating in control of its full budget – no short-term fix, just a tangible result. The military operated for far too long, with far too little. We are making America secure ... Read more

  • Weber Statement on 5-Year FAA Authorization
    Posted in Press Releases on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The measure includes the Disaster Recovery Reform Act (DRRA). In April, this legislation passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support. After conference with the Senate, Congress once again passed a strong bill. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “At the beginning of this Congress, our committee set out with ... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passage of Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, September 13, the U.S. House of Representatives passed final appropriations for Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch operations. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “This bill matters a great deal. For years, the budget was taken as a suggestion rather than a legislative responsibility. With this appropriations bill, we will, for the first time in over a decade, send more than ... Read more

  • Weber Statement on American's Water Infrastructure Act
    Posted in Press Releases on September 14, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, September 13, the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (S. 3021) passed the U.S. House of Representatives with bipartisan support. This bill provides two-year authorization of investment in our nation’s ports, inland waterways, and other water infrastructure, in addition to promoting flood protection and ecosystem restoration. Congressman Randy Weber (R—Friendswood) released the following statement: “America’s water infrastructure is critically important to Texas’ 1... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Crapo-Weber Nuclear Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the House approved S. 97, the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017, introduced by Senator Mike Crapo (R-ID). This bill is the Senate version of H.R. 431, the Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017, introduced by Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). Congressman Weber released the following statement: “Access to fast neutrons affords us an opportunity to explore the crucial development of next generation reactor desi... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passing of Senator John McCain
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, August 25, 2018, Senator John McCain passed away surrounded by his family. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “Senator John McCain was a true hero and one of the last great statesmen. He lived to serve our country, whether through military service or by representing the people of Arizona. Senator McCain left an indelible mark on our nation, always reminding us to stand up for what we believe - even if it means we are standi... Read more

  • Weber Statement on NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on July 26, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 26, 2018, the House voted on the National Defense Authorization Act FY19. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: “After years of war and budget cuts, our military faced a real crisis. In 2017, we lost nearly four times more troops in training accidents than we did in combat. This was tragic and unacceptable. Our military men and women deserve the very best. NDAA FY19 boosts troop pay, rebuilds military infrastructure, and im... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Third Round of Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the House passed the third set of appropriations bills: Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations and Financial Services and General Government Appropriations. Following passage of the series of bills, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “We are steadily making our way through the appropriations process. Through today’s action, we continue reducing regulatory burdens that hamper economic growt... Read more

  • Weber Applauds USACE Funding for Coastal Barrier Protection
    Posted in Press Releases on July 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. - On Thursday, July 5, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released nearly $4 billion for construction of a levee system from Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay. This project is part of the USACE’s Long Term Disaster Relief Investment Plan and provides for a segment of the greater coastal barrier protection system. The segment targeted by these funds is located along the coast of the 14th Congressional District, represented by Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood). Followi... Read more

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