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Weber Bill Will Drive Advanced Nuclear Energy Technology in the United States

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Washington, D.C. - May 8, 2020 - House Science, Space, and Technology Committee Energy Subcommittee Ranking Member Randy Weber introduced legislation today to improve nuclear energy research. The Nuclear Energy for the Future Act will help make nuclear energy even safer, more efficient, and more affordable through the development of advanced technologies. “Nuclear energy is clean, safe, and reliab...

Rep. Weber Statement on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act

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Washington, D.C. – April 23, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) released the following statement on the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act: “During this pandemic, twenty-two million American workers have been laid off; small businesses have been forced to shut their doors—some forever—due to government orders to cease or limit operations. Our citizens are having to make in...

Rep. Weber Statement on The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

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Washington, D.C. – March 27, 2020. U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) released the following statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act: “What began as a public health crisis has now developed into an economic disaster. With confirmed cases of Coronavirus across America and in our communities still on the rise, stifling economic activity, countless American workers are b...

Weber Issues Statement on Galveston County Coronavirus Case

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Washington, D.C. – On Saturday, March 14, 2020, Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX-14) issued the following statement: Like most Americans, my family and I have been closely monitoring the news and developments pertaining to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. And, just like you, we are interested in knowing how best to deal with this unfamiliar situation while keeping our friends, family and neighbor...

Rep. Weber Leads FEMA Appeal on Imelda Funding

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Washington, D.C. – March 11, 2020, U.S. Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX), joined by Sens. Cruz and Cornyn and the entire Texas Congressional Delegation, spearheaded a joint letter to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), expressing concern for Texas communities that suffered public infrastructure damage during Tropical Storm Imelda by sending a letter. The letter highlights the troublesome discre...

Rep. Weber Announces Congressional Art Competition

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Stable Angel by Abigail Manchaca 2019 Congressional Art Competition Winner WASHINGTON D.C. – February 10, 2020, Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Artistic Discovery Contest is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our congressional district. The Artistic...

Weber Statement On 2020 State of the Union

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WASHINGTON D.C. – On February 04, 2020, President Donald Trump addressed the nation in his third State of the Union address. Congressman Randy Weber (R – Friendswood) released the following statement: "Congress is the opposite of progress - more clearly demonstrated now than ever. Despite the state of Congress, the state of our great Union is thriving. As the President spoke of the blue-collar boo...

Weber Introduces the 2019 Congressional App Challenge Winner

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WASHINGTON D.C. – January 8, 2020, Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) announces the winner of the Fifth Annual Congressional App Challenge for the Fourteenth District. This year, Clear Springs High School student Xiaohan Liu won first place with her app, "LinguaLedo." "Language has always been interesting to me. Speaking Mandarin Chinese at home, English outside, and then taking Spanish classes in hi...

Rep. Weber Statement on Soleimani Airstrike

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WASHINGTON D.C. – On January 3, 2020, Qassem Soleimani, the leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was killed in an airstrike ordered by President Trump. Congressman Randy Weber (TX-14) released the following statement: "The primary function of any government is to protect its citizens. Extremist regimes and agents of terror should be met with a policy of unequivocal strength. America is...

Weber introduces THE U.S. LEADERSHIP IN SPACE ACT OF 2019

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WASHINGTON D.C. – On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, Congressman Randy Weber (R-TX-14), introduced H.R. 5470, the U.S. Leadership in Space Act of 2019. H.R. 5470 extends International Space Station (ISS) operations from 2024 to 2030 and puts forward policies to promote the development and growth of a commercial market in low-Earth orbit (LEO). “American leadership in low-Earth orbit is not only benefi...