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Brady: Return To Work Bonus Crucial For Economic Recovery

Brady: With more jobs added and beating expectations, it's my hope that we have passed the trough of the pandemic's damage and we will continue to improve as America's economy reopens. 

06.05.2020
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Former Wichita Falls Mayor, Kay Yeager, Endorses Winegarner

Former Mayor of Wichita Falls, Kay Yeager, today endorsed Josh Winegarner for US Congress.

06.05.2020
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Time for Trump Haters to Put America First

President Donald Trump is being scapegoated for societal problems that he didn't cause. He didn't bring the coronavirus to our shores, and he has not created an atmosphere of racial disharmony in this country.

06.05.2020
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Biden Losing National Police Group's Support for Crisis Response: “He used to be a stand-up guy who backed Law Enforcement.”

“For Joe Biden, police are shaking their heads because... it seems in his old age, for whatever reason, he’s writing a sad final chapter when it comes to supporting Law Enforcement,” said Bill Johnson, Executive Director of the National Association of Police Organizations, the nation's strongest unified voice supporting Law Enforcement Officers in the U.S.

06.04.2020
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Governor Abbott Announces Phase III To Open Texas

Governor Greg Abbott has announced the third phase of the State of Texas’ plan to safely open the economy while containing the spread of COVID-19. Under Phase III, effective immediately, all businesses in Texas will be able to operate at up to 50% capacity, with very limited exceptions.

06.04.2020
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Brady Intros Bill Demanding States Allow Small Cities and Rural Governments to Receive COVID-19 Relief Funds

Kevin Brady (R-TX) introduced legislation demanding states do as Congress intended: Stop hoarding federal Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) and distribute the money to those rural communities and smaller cities and towns that need it most.

06.04.2020
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Sen. Cruz: ‘The Obama Administration Targeted President Trump by Weaponizing and Politicizing the DOJ, FBI, and the Intelligence Community’

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) questioned former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at a full committee hearing examining the abuse of power committed by the Obama administration in 2016 and 2017.

06.04.2020
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Texas Triggers Additional 13-Week Benefit Extension

The extension takes effect on May 31, 2020. Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), passed as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

06.04.2020
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement Applauding Governor Abbott's Phase 3 Reopening Announcement

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is applauding Gov. Abbott's announcement that Texas is entering Phase 3 of reopening the economy:

06.04.2020
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State Rep. Todd Hunter: Here's How to Prepare for Hurricane Season on the Texas Coast

As hurricane season approaches, having an evacuation plan and being aware of potential hazards can be lifesaving – literally. And, its smart to prepare your Evacuation Checklist & Kit ahead of time. Here's some tips on how to do that.

06.03.2020
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President Trump Takes on Violent Protesters, Labels 'Antifa' a Terrorist Organization

“The violence, instigated and carried out by 'Antifa and other similar groups in connection with the rioting, is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly,” said Attorney General William Barr, adding that the F.B.I. will use its partnerships with State & Local Police to identify violent protesters – whom he also called Domestic Terrorists.

06.03.2020
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Texas No. 1 for 16th Year in a Row: Chief Executive's 'Best & Worst States for Doing Business' Rankings

Some day another state may topple Texas from its No. 1 position in Chief Executive Magazine’s annual “Best & Worst States for Business” Ranking – but don’t count on it anytime soon. We asked CEOs where they like — and dislike — doing business, and here's what they said.

06.03.2020
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Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law

Individuals who come to Texas from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.

06.02.2020
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AG Pax­ton Warns U.S. Sen­ate Lead­er­ship of Dan­gers to Elec­tion Integri­ty in Expand­ing Mail-In Bal­lot­ing with the HEROES Act

Certain provisions in the proposed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act) interfere with state elections by transforming them in a way that benefits vote harvesters and can lead to massive disenfranchisement of lawful, qualified voters.

06.02.2020
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Brady Introduces Return To Work Bonus Legislation

This bill will help local businesses rebuild their workforce quickly by turning these unemployment benefits into a back-to-work bonus that will provide a bump to workers and help accelerate our economic recovery. 

06.02.2020
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Cmr. George P. Bush to all Texans: Hurricane Season 2020 Starts Today

Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging all Texans to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season, which began Monday, June 1, and runs through November 30, 2020.

06.02.2020
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in May

Comptroller Glenn Hegar: State sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in May, 13.2 percent less than in May 2019 and the steepest year-over-year decline since January 2010.

06.02.2020
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05.29.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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