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  • Weber Announces Economic Development Investment Award to South East Texas Economic Development District, Inc., Beaumont
    Posted in Press Releases on September 2, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – September 3, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) announces an Economic Development Investment Award, totaling more than $400,000 to the South East Texas Economic Development District, Inc., of Beaumont, Texas, to help them respond to the unusual and compelling urgency of the coronavirus pandemic. The CARES Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald J. Trump on March 27, 2020, provides Economic Development Administration (EDA) with $1.5 billion for economic... Read more

  • Weber announces Head Start grant award to Beaumont Independent School District
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – August 6, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) announces Head Start grant award, totaling more than $3 million, to the Beaumont Independent School. Head Start, a federal program within the Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, promotes school readiness for children under five from low-income families through education, health, social and other services via local non-profit organizations. Head Start supplies resources to enhance children’s early l... Read more

  • Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) Statement on Supreme Court Decision - Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania
    Posted in Press Releases on July 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C. – On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court ruling on Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. "The United States was founded on the principle of religious freedom, a promise that our government would never implement regulations that burden the exercise of our faith. The First Amendment clearly states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exe... Read more

  • Weber Bipartisan Bill to Counter Chinese Threats in Space Added to National Defense Act
    Posted in Press Releases on July 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C. – On Monday, July 6, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement on adoption of H.R. 6388, the Space Technology Advancement Report (STAR) Act of 2020, into the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The STAR Act, initially introduced this past March by Weber and U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA-06), focuses on findings and recommendations provided by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC). In their 2019 Annual Report to Congress... Read more

  • Rep. Weber Provision Adopted in Surface Transportation Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - June 18, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) secured adoption of a provision to preserve federal funds for local transit systems after a natural disaster, during Wednesday’s markup of a surface transportation bill in the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Weber amendment was adopted by unanimous consent, with the vocal support of T&I Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR). Weber successfully amended the proposed surface transportation legislation, often... Read more

  • Rep. Weber Statement on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – May 28, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act: "I am pleased to have co-sponsored the bipartisan Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act, which passed the House yesterday. This bill provides businesses and employees more security by allowing employers greater flexibility during reopening. "The PPP Flexibility Act extends the original PPP forgiveness period from 8 weeks to 24 weeks.... Read more

  • Rep. Weber Statement on the Constitutionality of Democrat Rule on Proxy Voting
    Posted in Press Releases on May 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – May 28, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) released the following statement on the constitutionality of Democrat rule on proxy voting. "Two hundred and forty four years ago, 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence helped to create the United States of America. Thirteen years later, the first Congress met with 20 Senators and 54 Representatives present and voting. They traveled from long distances all over the new country to vote on behalf of their constituents. "Fast for... Read more

  • Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Releases Statement on H.Res. 965 and H.R. 6800
    Posted in Press Releases on May 15, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – May 15, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) released the following statement on H.Res. 965 and H.R. 6800: "Americans are suffering, and instead of reopening our economy and getting our citizens relief, House Democrats are pandering to their most liberal wing and using America’s calamities to promote their radical agenda. Today, Democrats put politics ahead of the American people by exploiting a global crisis with two partisan bills that defy constitutional precedent, while radi... Read more

  • Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Announces the National Science Foundation Grant Award
    Posted in Press Releases on May 11, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – May 11, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) announces the National Science Foundation grant award to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for COVID research: "As the country is still working to slow the spread if COVID-19, medical workers are still experiencing a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, face shields, and gowns. To prevent the spread of the virus, medical personnel are instructed to discard used PPE. However, many are bein... Read more

  • Weber Bill Will Drive Advanced Nuclear Energy Technology in the United States
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - May 8, 2020 - House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Randy Weber introduced legislation today to improve nuclear energy research. The Nuclear Energy for the Future Act will help make nuclear energy even safer, more efficient, and more affordable through the development of advanced technologies. “Nuclear energy is clean, safe, and reliable. Going forward it must be a significant component of America’s energy profile, and to make that h... Read more

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