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Rep. Weber Announces Military Academy Nomination Application Deadline

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Washington, D.C. – October 6, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (TX-14) announced his office is accepting applications from students seeking a military academy Congressional nomination . For over 100 years our great service academies have produced some of America’s greatest leaders. Not only are these programs producing military leaders, they are also molding better citizens for America. They prepare ou...

Weber Announces Economic Development Investment Award to South East Texas Economic Development District, Inc., Beaumont

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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 ...

Weber announces Head Start grant award to Beaumont Independent School District

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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 serv...

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX-14) Statement on Supreme Court Decision - Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania

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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 sta...

Weber Bipartisan Bill to Counter Chinese Threats in Space Added to National Defense Act

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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 th...

Rep. Weber Provision Adopted in Surface Transportation Bill

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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 Pet...

Rep. Weber Statement on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act

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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 reope...

Rep. Weber Statement on the Constitutionality of Democrat Rule on Proxy Voting

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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 trav...

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Releases Statement on H.Res. 965 and H.R. 6800

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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 ...

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Announces the National Science Foundation Grant Award

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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 t...