Tribpedia: Randy Neugebauer

As Congress OKs Spending Plan, Cruz Falls Short in Internet Bid

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to consider five nominees to fill vacancies on federal courts in Texas. The hearing was Sept. 7, 2016.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., to consider five nominees to fill vacancies on federal courts in Texas. The hearing was Sept. 7, 2016.

Legislation passed by Congress on Wednesday did not address concerns that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz raised over U.S. control of the Internet — a  position he took as he tries to find his footing as a rank-and-file senator returning from presidential politics. 

 

Former Texas Tech Vice-Chancellor Jodey Arrington, retired Air Force Colonel Michael Bob Starr and Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson are seeking the congressional seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock.
Former Texas Tech Vice-Chancellor Jodey Arrington, retired Air Force Colonel Michael Bob Starr and Lubbock Mayor Glen Robertson are seeking the congressional seat soon to be vacated by U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock.

Congressional Race Could Pit Lubbock Against Abilene

The eight-candidate race to succeed U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock, in Texas’ 19th Congressional District could morph into a fight between two cities well in advance of the 2021 redistricting process.

Texas U.S. House members face re-election in the March 1 primary and in the fall.
Texas U.S. House members face re-election in the March 1 primary and in the fall.

Keep an Eye on These 4 U.S. House Races in Texas

With two U.S. House members from Texas declining to seek re-election, we know that the state's congressional delegation will look different after 2016. But could there be other new faces? Here are four races that are standing out. 

Jill Ramirez, the director of outreach for the Latino Healthcare Forum, passes out flyers and explains components of the Affordable Care Act on Oct. 5, 2013.
Jill Ramirez, the director of outreach for the Latino Healthcare Forum, passes out flyers and explains components of the Affordable Care Act on Oct. 5, 2013.

The Brief: Dec. 17, 2013

California Republican Darrell Issa supplemented a report critical of the health care navigator program with a field hearing in Texas on Monday to further explore those criticisms with a panel tilted heavily toward GOP members.

Former state Sen. Robert Duncan, R-Lubbock, shown in 2011, took the reins as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System in 2014.
Former state Sen. Robert Duncan, R-Lubbock, shown in 2011, took the reins as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System in 2014.

Updated: The 2012 Holdouts List

Some are waiting to see what the courts will do. Others want to see if any opponents surface. Regardless, with six days to go until the filing deadline, how many incumbents haven't filed yet? A whole bunch.

An oil refinery is shown in the Houston Ship Channel in 2011.
An oil refinery is shown in the Houston Ship Channel in 2011.

Trade Deals Could Boost Texas Exports

Congress — including much of the Texas delegation — is poised to approve three trade agreements as soon as today that could boost the state’s exports.

U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock
U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock

TribBlog: Neugebauer Shouted "Baby Killer"

"I have apologized to Mr. Stupak and also apologize to my colleagues for the manner in which I expressed my disappointment about the bill," says U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, R-Lubbock.

U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-MI
U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-MI

Did a Texas Rep. Shout "Baby Killer"?

An elected official shouted "Baby killer!" at Bart Stupak, D-Michigan, and a California Republican is saying it was a Texan. Which Texan? "The people who know won't give it up," he says.

U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison rides on her campaign bus in north Dallas while going over a speech with advisor Todd Harris during the Republican primary campaign.
U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison rides on her campaign bus in north Dallas while going over a speech with advisor Todd Harris during the Republican primary campaign.

2010: KBH is 28th Most Conservative Senator

National Journal says she's more conservative than Alexander, Hatch, Murkowski, and a few others but less conservative than the vast majority of her colleagues.