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  • Weber Statement on Lack of Border Security in Final FY18 Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on February 14, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, February 14, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on FY18 Appropriations funding for the remaining agencies. The final vote was 300-128, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) voted against the bill. Congressman Weber released the following statement: “In Texas, we know there is a national emergency on our southern border. Many of my colleagues are not taking it seriously enough. We need to stop ignoring the problem and fully address the porous border,... Read more

  • Weber Statement on 116th Congress Committee Assignments
    Posted in Press Releases on February 8, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) received his committee assignments for the 116th Congress. He will serve on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy, and he will serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, with subcommittee assignments to Water Resources and Environment; Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation; and Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials. On Science, Space, and Technol... Read more

  • Weber Statement On 2019 State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, President Donald Trump addressed the nation in his second State of the Union address. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “For two years, the President has kept his promises and led our nation from a position of strength. His bold actions led to a roaring economy, a stronger military, greater prosperity, and stronger protections for the basic rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. During tonig... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Oval Office Address, Crisis at Our Southern Border
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2019 | Preview rr

    Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, January 8, 2019, President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office. He called upon Congressional Leaders to come together, secure our nation and address the humanitarian and national security crisis happening on our southern border. Congressman Randy Weber (R - Friendswood) released the following statement: “The address from the Oval Office was straightforward and to the point. Our nation must secure its borders. Additional resources are needed to ens... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Partial Government Shutdown
    Posted in Press Releases on December 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – At the turn of midnight on December 22, 2018, the U.S. government went into a partial government shutdown. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The House listened and sent the answer to the Senate. Rather than working together to better border security, Democrats shut down seven agencies. The Senate Democrats need to get in gear; it takes 60 votes. The ball is in their court. It’s time they start listening to the American people and fund... Read more

  • Weber Statement on House Amended Continuing Resolution with Border Security Funding
    Posted in Press Releases on December 20, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, December 20, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives sent an amended version of the Senate’s Continuing Resolution back to the Senate for final approval. The amended bill funds the remaining seven agencies of the government through February 2019, while also providing $5.71 billion for border security and $7.8 billion for disaster relief. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The People’s House knows our constituents want to s... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Initial Draft of Proposal for Coastal Barrier Protection Plan
    Posted in Press Releases on December 15, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is currently conducting a five-and-a-half year study on how to best protect the lives and homes of Texans living along the Gulf Coast. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) and Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) sponsored legislation directing the Army Corps to expedite that study protecting our Gulf Coast. The Corps released a Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP), and that plan is now undergoing a public comment period. Congressman ... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Farm Bill 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2, the Agriculture Improvement Act, better known as Farm Bill. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “With Farm Bill 2018, our farmers and ranchers can rest assured knowing we support and protect their valuable work. The agriculture sector is critically important to our nation’s well-being, and I am grateful we could come together and send a bill to the Presiden... Read more

  • Weber Applauds HHS and NIH Decision Regarding Ethical Research
    Posted in Press Releases on December 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Monday, December 10, 2018, the National Institute of Health released a Notice of Intent to make available funding opportunities for the development of ethical alternatives to fetal tissue research. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “I am proud to stand among 74 of my House colleagues in calling upon HHS Secretary Azar to end tax payer-funded research tied to the acquisition and use of organs harvested from aborted babies to create m... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Passing of Former President George H. W. Bush
    Posted in Press Releases on December 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Friday, November 30, 2018, George H. W. Bush passed away at age 94. He served our nation through a distinguished career – notably serving in the military, as CIA Director, as Vice President to Ronald Reagan, and as the 41st President of the United States of America. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “George H. W. Bush was one of our great statesmen. His conviction and principle were evident in all that he did. His love for his natio... Read more

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