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  • Weber Statement on Jerusalem
    Posted in Press Releases on December 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – President Donald Trump announced the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and work towards relocating the U.S. Embassy there. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: “With today's announcement, we are finally officially stating what is a well-known fact. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, and we are finally adhering to our own decades-old law in relocating our embassy there as well. I applaud the President for moving forwa... Read more

  • Houston Area Members: Supplemental Disaster Request Woefully Inadequate
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    HOUSTON, TX - Today, Congressmen Ted Poe (TX-02), Pete Olson (TX-22), Blake Farenthold (TX-27), Randy Weber (TX-14), Brian Babin (TX-36), Michael McCaul (TX-10), and Kevin Brady (TX-08) released the following statement regarding the Office of Management and Budget Supplemental Disaster Request. “After reviewing the latest Office of Management and Budget (OMB) supplemental request for disaster recovery, we find the proposal insufficient and unacceptable. We have met personally with the Director o... Read more

  • Weber Supports Passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, November 16, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R.1) passed the House by a vote of 227 to 205. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood), supported the bill and released the following statement: “Months of discussions and drafts led to the vote we took today. Our plan will lead to over 70,000 new jobs in Texas and a $2,210 increase in income for median households. We champion families and small businesses, and we incentivize major corporations to bring their workf... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Bipartisan Support of NDAA FY18
    Posted in Press Releases on November 14, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the House voted again in overwhelming support of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA FY18). The House first passed NDAA FY18 in July, and the Senate passed the bill in September. To resolve several differences, an appointed group of Representatives and Senators worked in conference to agree on a final bill, which the House voted on today. NDAA passed with a vote of 356 to 70. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood)... Read more

  • Weber Statement on FIRRMA Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) was introduced in both the House and the Senate by Congressman Robert Pittenger (R - NC) and Senator John Cornyn (R – TX), respectively. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood), cosponsored the bill and released the following statement: “The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) shores up the gaps in the existing investment process and strengthens our ability to ... Read more

  • Weber Announces November Telephone Town Hall
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2017 | Preview rr

    Congressman Randy Weber is hosting a Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, November 14. The event begins at 6:45 p.m. CST. During the event, Congressman Weber will provide a Washington update and answer constituents’ questions. Please see below for the time, date, and participation information. For updates, visit the official Facebook and Twitter accounts or sign up for the e-Newsletter. Telephone Town Hall Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. CST Call-in number: 877-229-8493 Code: 111533 ... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Sutherland Springs Shooting
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement regarding the shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas: "The news out of Sutherland Springs is absolutely devastating. The tragedy continues to worsen as details emerge. It is truly difficult to wrap your head around this senseless violence. The neighbors and first responders are heroes, especially the men who engaged the shooter. LORD have mercy as the community and our nation grie... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Introduction of Tax Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, November 2, 2017, the Ways and Means Committee, led by Chairman Kevin Brady (R – The Woodlands), introduced tax reform legislation to create more jobs, ensure fairer taxes, and provide bigger paychecks. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: "I’m excited to read through the bill, discuss the details with my constituents and colleagues, and bring working Americans tax relief. The federal tax code is 70,000 pages long. That’s mor... Read more

  • Weber Statement on Final Passage of FY18 Budget
    Posted in Press Releases on October 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives agreed to the Senate amendments to the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget. The final vote on H. Con. Res. 71 was 216 to 212. This budget reduces the size and scope of the federal government. Additionally, it does not encroach on state or local authority. After the vote, Congressman Randy Weber (R–Friendswood) released the following statement: "This budget resolution contains many of the conservative fiscal principles I support, and within the budg... Read more

  • Weber Introduces DOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) introduced legislation prohibiting the Department of Energy from issuing new loan guarantees. After introducing H.R. 4035, DOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act, Congressman Weber released the following statement: "The Department of Energy is a research and development institution, not a venture capitalist. DOE’s controversial program to provide taxpayer-backed loan guarantees to private energy companies skews the market and stifles in... Read more

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