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  • 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

  • Weber Thanks Lt. Gov. for Supporting Santa Fe
    Posted in Press Releases on July 3, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Monday, July 2, 2018, Lt. Governor Dan Patrick announced his donation of 10 metal detectors to be given to Santa Fe, pending school board approval. Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: “I am deeply appreciative of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick’s support for Santa Fe. His donation of 10 metal detectors and his encouragement of legislative action in the next session is a powerful statement: Texans will always help Texans. “In the weeks followin... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Second Round of Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 28, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Fiscal Year 19 Defense Appropriations. The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, 359 votes to 49. Following the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “The vote we cast today demonstrates our support for our brave military men and women. For the world to be safe, America must be strong. We are rebuilding our armed forces, restoring military readiness, and... Read more

  • Congratulating TX14 2018 Art Competition Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, Brooke Langston, Texas 14's 2018 Congressional Art Competition winner, and her parents joined families from around the nation at the annual Congressional Art Competition ceremony, held at the U.S. Capitol. From a number of submissions, a panel of judges selected her piece, “T-bone,” as this year’s winner. Brooke is a sophomore from Friendswood High School; last year she received honorable mention for her submission. “Not only is “T-bone” a great p... Read more

  • Weber Statement of Office of Science Authorization
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday June 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed the Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018 (H.R. 5905). Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) introduced this legislation and released the following statement: “To maintain our competitive advantage as a world leader in science, we must support the basic research and development that leads to major scientific discoveries. My bill, the Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act, authorizes... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Confronting the Opioid Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Over the last two weeks, the House voted on dozens of bills put forward by the Energy and Commerce Committee relating to the opioid crisis facing our nation. Today, the House passed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6), which is the culminating bill designed to address the opioid crisis. Following the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “Opioid addiction is a problem that reaches every corner of our nation. The num... Read more

  • Weber Votes for Farm Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on June 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), known as Farm Bill. This bill allows for a five-year reauthorization of appropriations for federal agriculture, conservation, and nutrition programs. It strengthens our agricultural economy and provides farmers certainty and stability. In addition, it reforms the nation’s nutrition programs by establishing substantive work requirements for work-capable adult... Read more

  • Weber Statement on U.S. - North Korea Summit
    Posted in Press Releases on June 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 12, 2018, President Donald Trump met with the Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the historic Singapore Summit. Following the Summit, Congressman Randy Weber released the following statement: “The summit was historic. For decades, we have sought solutions to end the North Korean regime's despotic, reprehensible behavior. All we received were empty promises. With this summit, new actions were taken, which could lead to the positive results... Read more

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