ad-image

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

LATEST NEWS

image

Governor Greg Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services in Texas

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, and in accordance with guidance from the Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, Dr. John Hellerstedt, other medical advisors, the White House, and the CDC, do hereby order the following on a statewide basis effective at 12:01 a.m. on September 21, 2020

09.18.2020
image

Cruz Calls on CDC Director for Coronavirus Data to Inform Policymakers, Restore Americans’ Trust

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas: In response to disinformation and confusion surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, releases correspondence with CDC director to increase transparency and provide clarity.

09.18.2020
image

Texas Unemployment Rate Falls to 6.8 Percent in August

In August, Texas saw a decrease in the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 6.8 percent. This is the fourth consecutive monthly decrease and the lowest rate since March 2020 when the Texas economy was initially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Texas is below the national seasonally adjusted rate of 8.4 percent.

09.18.2020
ad-image
image

Statehood for Territories May Boomerang on Democrats

Democrats have urged that a Democratic Congress admit new states to the Union -- each with two senators, up to a dozen -- to have a view to blocking a Republican majority forever.

09.18.2020
image

Rep. Cuellar on the Lifting of the State Department’s Travel Restrictions for Mexico

This travel advisory comes days before Mexico’s foreign ministry requested from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) another month long extension from land-crossing restrictions at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

09.18.2020
image

Governor Abbott Announces Wesco Aircraft Headquarters Relocation to Texas

Governor Greg Abbottannounced that Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp., which now operates under the brand name Incora™ (Wesco), will relocate its headquarters from California to Fort Worth, Texas, bringing more than $6 million in capital investment and expanding its presence in the state to include up to 239 jobs.

09.17.2020
ad-image
image

Sen. Cruz Applauds Historic Peace Deal Between Israel-United Arab Emirates and Bahrain

Participates in White House signing Abraham Accords ceremony normalizing relations between the three countries

09.17.2020
image

Olson Acts to Help Employers Prevent Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace 

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to help employers working to combat the spread of COVID-19. Olson introduced  H.R. 8260, The Businesses Preparing for a Better Tomorrow Act.

09.17.2020
image

Democrat Running for Congress in Central Texas Defended Gang Members in Oakland, CA

While the City of Oakland sought to take a tougher stance against dangerous gang members, and make its neighborhoods safer, Democrat Mike Siegel took the side of criminals during his involvement over the city's legal battle to impose an injunction.

09.17.2020
ad-image
image

“Powering Your Community – Permian Basin & Panhandle”

The event was part of a new series of virtual summits TXOGA is hosting around the state over the next several weeks.

09.17.2020
image

President Trump Brokers Middle East Peace and Prosperity

Two Muslim Persian Gulf states stepped out on their own and signed a peace agreement with the Jewish state of Israel; moreover, they did so without any kind of agreement having been reached between Israel and the Palestinians.

09.17.2020
image

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, A.G. Paxton Commend Trump on Texas Hospitals Medicaid Accountability Regulation Change

The global pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for our healthcare system, and the proposed MFAR regulation would have exacerbated these challenges.

09.15.2020
ad-image
image

235 Retired Military Officers Publicly Endorse President Trump for Re-Election

“As senior leaders of America’s military, we took an oath to defend the United States from all enemies – foreign and domestic. At present, our country is confronted with enemies here and abroad... As president, he will continue to secure our borders, defeat our adversaries, and restore law and order domestically,” said 235 Retired Senior Military leaders in a joint letter released Monday, Aug. 14th.

09.15.2020
image

But You Can Never Leave

California Assembly is now considering a wealth tax that would include a 10-year exit tax. That’s right—if you decide California’s escalating taxes are just too much for you, California would try to continue to tax you for 10 years after you left the state.

09.15.2020
image

AG Pax­ton: City of San Anto­nio Ordered to Lift Ban on Chick-fil‑A at Inter­na­tion­al Airport

AG Ken Paxton announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s FAA reached an informal resolution with the City of San Antonio regarding its decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from a concession contract based on the religious beliefs associated with that company and its owners.

09.15.2020
image

Olson Statement on Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services Decision to Remove MFAR

If finalized, the rule would increase state and local taxes, erode the state’s control the Medicaid program and devastate the state's health care infrastructure.

09.15.2020
image

Texas Court's Reversal Offers Encouraging Precedent for Future Trade Secret Litigation

A recent court decision triggered a nationwide backlash due to the lack of evidence supporting the claimed proprietary misappropriation and a massive dispute award. Fortunately, the Texas 4th Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the finding. 

09.15.2020
image

Biden's Energy Plan Could Kill 5 Million Blue-Collar Jobs

That Biden zero-carbon emissions target requires a glide path to no fossil fuel production and consumption 15 years from now. Given that we currently get about 80% of our energy from oil, gas and coal, according to Daniel Yergin, a world expert on energy, getting down to zero is going to be a gut-wrenching experience for blue-collar workers.

09.15.2020
ad-image
image
09.18.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

ad-image
image
09.17.2020
image
09.16.2020
ad-image