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Rep. Weber slams Democrats for Visiting Southeast Texas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) sent a letter to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) regarding their recent visit to Port Arthur, Texas. In the letter, Rep. Weber blasts the Members of Congress for taking a trip to Southeast Texas: “ Surely what you saw in Southeast Texas dispelled the myths that you have bought into and promulgated…

Rep. Weber Votes against Omnibus Part One

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement after voting against the first omnibus: "After five months of terrible continuing resolutions and promises of better outcomes with individual spending bills, Congress turned its back on the American people and passed part one of a $1.65 trillion omnibus spending bill. I promised Southeast Texas that…

Texas Republicans to Protect Texas Electrical Grid from Federal Control

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) introduced a resolution to condemn any effort by the federal government to connect Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) to other major electric grids. ERCOT is currently under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Legislature. "In Texas, we proudly maintain our own electric grid—overseen…

Rep. Weber Introduces Bill to Cut Red Tape at LNG Facilities

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Reps. Randy Weber (R-TX) and Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) introduced the LNG Coordination Act of 2024. This bill aims to establish a collaborative working group consisting of various federal agencies with regulatory authority over liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. The primary objective of this working group includes assessing each agency’s area of jurisdiction to…

Rep. Weber’s Bill to Streamline Nuclear Reactors Passes House

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to update nuclear licensing and ensure efficient regulation and deployment of nuclear energy technologies. Included in this legislative package is a bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14), the Modernize Nuclear Reactor Environmental Reviews Act, to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)…

Rep. Weber votes to protect LNG in Southeast Texas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H.R. 7176, the Unlocking Our Domestic LNG Potential Act of 2024 would remove restrictions on the import and export of natural gas and require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to deem the import or export of natural gas to be consistent with the public interest. “President Biden’s LNG export…

Rep. Weber warns President Biden from federalizing the National Guard

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) led 23 of his House Republican colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden warning him against federalizing the National Guard in Texas. In the letter, lawmakers reminded President Biden that “under the United States Constitution that we are each sworn to uphold, Governor Abbott has been granted the authority to…

Rep. Weber Demands Biden Admin to end Ban on American LNG Exports

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Washington, D.C. - This week, Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14), a member of the Energy, Climate, and Grid Security Subcommittee, participated in a hearing to examine the Biden administration’s U.S. liquified natural gas (LNG) export ban and how it threatens America’s energy and economic security. Weber also joined more than 150 House Republicans in sending a letter to President…

Rep. Weber votes to Impeach Sec. Mayorkas

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) voted in favor of H. Res. 863, which impeaches Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, for high crimes and misdemeanors due to violating immigration and border security laws enacted by Congress and threatening the safety of the American people. “From day one, Secretary Mayorkas lost operational control…

Rep. Weber Introduces Bill to Develop Next Generation Pipelines

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Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Reps. Randy Weber (R-TX) and Yadira Caraveo (D-CO) introduced critical energy legislation focused on the advancement of next generation pipelines.  The Next Generation Pipelines Research and Development Act will strengthen public-private partnerships and improve Federal research, development, and demonstration related to the evolution of key…