WASHINGTON – Rep. Randy Neugebauer (TX-19), Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance, released the following statement after receiving the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT) Leadership Division Trailblazer Award on October 21st at an IBAT Leadership Division regional luncheon in Lubbock:
Randy Neugebauer proudly represents the 19th Congressional District, which stretches across 29 counties in West Texas and the Big Country.
Raised in Lubbock, Randy Neugebauer learned the West Texas values of family, faith, hard work, and public service. These are the values he has carried with him throughout his life, as an accounting student at Texas Tech University, as a banker, as a homebuilder, and now as a Member of Congress.
Randy serves on the Financial Services Committee, where he is Chairman of the Housing and Insurance Subcommittee. In this role, he has oversight responsibility for public and assisted housing, housing finance, Real Estate and insurance. Randy is a senior member of the House Agriculture Committee, where he played a leading role in developing the 2014 Farm Bill. He also serves on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Randy’s legislative initiatives include: eliminating wasteful federal spending, improving crop insurance, and fighting federal overreach on energy, the environment, the economy and personal liberties. Just last month, the House passed Randy’s bill to implement reforms to the Endangered Species Act, and the President is expected to sign into law his initiative giving Texas Tech the opportunity to build a VA clinic on the campus to better serve West Texas Veterans.
Congressman Neugebauer and his wife Dana are both graduates of Texas Tech University. They have been married 43 years and are the proud parents of two sons, two daughters-in-law, three grandsons and one granddaughter.