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  • 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

  • Weber Votes for First Round 2018 Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Friday, June 8, 2018, the House passed the first set of appropriations bills: Energy and Water Appropriations, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations, and Legislative Branch Appropriations. Following passage of the series of bills, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “Through our Energy division, we target funds to increase our national security by way of nuclear energy research and modernization of our nation’s el... Read more

  • Weber Votes for Rescissions Package
    Posted in Press Releases on June 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, June 7, 2018, the House passed the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act, H.R. 3. This bill rescinds $15 billion from expired, unused federal programs. This money would be returned to the U.S. Treasury. Following the passage of the rescissions package, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “Our budget is out of control. I’ve been preaching that for years. At the President’s request, we furthered the process of ... Read more

  • Weber on WRDA 2018 House Passage
    Posted in Press Releases on June 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support. The authorization of improvements to our water resource infrastructure ensures these various structures are given the attention and maintenance needed to operate properly and efficiently. Following the passage of WRDA, Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “WRDA works for many reasons. On the parliamentary l... Read more

  • Weber Applauds POTUS Pardon of Jack Johnson
    Posted in Press Releases on May 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, May 24, 2018, President Donald Trump granted a full, posthumous pardon to heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson. Following the pardon, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) released the following statement: “Jack Johnson is the Galveston Giant. His contributions to the community and to history are numerous. Jack saw many hardships and adversities in life, and he wasn’t afraid to step into the ring and face a challenge. His conviction under the Mann Act was ut... Read more

  • T&I Committee Approves WRDA 2018
    Posted in Press Releases on May 23, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 23, 2018, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a markup for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This is a two-year authorization of investment in our nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water infrastructure that is essential to generating economic growth, moving goods domestically and internationally, and protecting our communities. The bill unanimously passed the fu... Read more

  • Weber Introduces Coastal Texas Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Monday, May 21, 2018, Congressman Randy Weber (R-Friendswood) introduced the Coastal Texas Protection Act. The bill enjoys widespread, bipartisan support throughout the Texas delegation, with 20 original co-sponsors. Its purpose is to expedite the completion of the Coastal Texas Study as well as subsequent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) studies. The Senate version of this legislation was introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and co-sponsored by Senator Ted Cruz (R-... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Santa Fe Tragedy
    Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Friday, May 18, 2018, shortly before 8 a.m. CT, a shooter opened fire in Santa Fe High School. The shooter had a shotgun and .38 revolver; explosives were also found on and off campus. Ten people have lost their lives, many others are injured, and the situation is still unfolding. Santa Fe is located just south of Houston, in Galveston County. The area is represented by Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood). Congressman Weber released the following statement: “Earlier t... Read more

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