Tag: Randy Neugebauer

Cotton Producers

Texas Cotton Producers Receive New Relief Amid Chinese Oversupply

A new relief program is set to distribute $300 million in “cost-share assistance payments” in the coming months as producers face the ginning season amid a global supply glut. Texas is expected to receive a substantial percentage of the funds due to its leading role in the market.

Texas Congressman Calls for Sanctions on Mexico

Texas Congressman Calls for Sanctions on Mexico

HOUSTON, Texas–As the crisis continues on the border, lawmakers have been offering their opinions on what to do to cut down on the number of people coming across the U.S./Mexico border. Republican Congressman Randy Neugebauer of Lubbock suggested economic sanctions

Texas Congressional Leaders and Tax-funded Vehicle Leases

Texas Congressional Leaders and Tax-funded Vehicle Leases

As Congressional leaders continue to debate spending and the nation’s debt crisis, one new report highlights just one example of what members of Congress spend taxpayer money on. Last week the House voted to continue spending for vehicle leases for members of

Feds Push Anti-Oil Environmentalist Agenda Over Prairie Chicken

Feds Push Anti-Oil Environmentalist Agenda Over Prairie Chicken

Taking aim at Texas’ oil and gas production, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intent to place the lesser prairie chicken on the list of “threatened species” in May. The threatened species list is one step below the

Three Texas Employees Charged in Alleged Welfare Fraud Scheme

Three Texas Employees Charged in Alleged Welfare Fraud Scheme

41-year-old Irene Hernandez, 51-year-old Ester Sanchez, and 36-year-old Joleen Garcia of Edinburg, Texas were recently arrested in relation to an alleged food stamp fraud scheme, according to local reports. The three women allegedly took advantage of their status as employees at the

Texas Congressman: Expose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Waste

Texas Congressman: Expose the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Waste

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed Lubbock Congressman Randy Neugebauer’s amendments to the Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act–in an effort to block over-budgeted spending by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).   The CFPB, which was

Texas Congressman Pushes Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform

Texas Congressman Pushes Pilot Program for Food Stamp Reform

Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R-Lubbock, Big Spring, Abilene) recently proposed that Texas take part in a pilot program for food stamp reform in a letter to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The program is part of a larger effort to help

Fannie, Freddie Stick Taxpayers with $160 Million in Legal Bills

From The New York Times: Since the government took over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, taxpayers have spent more than $160 million defending the mortgage finance companies and their former top executives in civil lawsuits accusing them of fraud. The