“This is a crisis for our local communities who're already struggling from the pandemic, scrounging for COVID-19 tests, food & housing for these migrants. The surge of migrant apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol has overwhelmed U.S Customs & Border Protection’s processing capacity," said South Texas Democrat Cong. Henry Cuellar.
The lack of communication ahead of the storm contributed to Texans’ many challenges, and this system will provide a much needed warning ahead of impending disasters and extreme weather.
"The time has come to finally put an end to this lawless charade,” said Texas State Sen. Dawn Buckingham, filing legislation to prohibit the City of Austin (and others) from allowing homeless camping in public as the level of crime and public concerns over health issues continue to rise in cities that do so.
The high school equivalency subsidy program provides free subsidies for Texans at least 21 years of age to take a GED or HiSET exam. While existing adult education and literacy (AEL) programs support adult learners to prepare to take a high school equivalency test, they do not cover the costs of taking a test.
U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) wrote the following Op-Ed detailing the dangerous impacts that the Democrats’ For the People Act (H.R. 1) will have on future elections, our First Amendment rights, and more.
President Biden’s relaxed immigration policies have given a green light to traffickers and smugglers that our nation's Southern Border is open. His policies will cost us a secure border – and weakening our national security.
“The integrity of the voter roll is paramount to the entire electoral process and we must restore confidence in the voter roll for future elections for all Texans,” said Sen. Paul Bettencourt, who along with 5 joint-authors filed voter registration and election code violation bills to protect Texan's voter integrity.
February's tepid jobs report showing little change from the previous month is exactly why we should focus on jobs and vaccine distribution, says Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX). . .
Democrats in Washington want us to believe that order, sanity and responsibility have returned to the nation’s capital, and stylistically that might even be partially true. But in the actual details of policy proposals, Washington is doubling down on the crazy.
This means funding will be made available to school systems in Texas that have seen enrollment and attendance declines because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as long as they maintain or increase current levels of on-campus attendance.
The bill sends a strong message to cities like Austin, which recently cut its police department budget by $150,000,000, that putting citizens and law enforcement further in harm’s way will not be tolerated.
Representative Bryan Slaton of House District 2 filed HB 2862 to finish building the wall on the Texas-Mexico border that began during President Donald Trump's Administration.
Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following apprehension data currently taking place in the United States Border Patrol - Rio Grande Valley Sector.
When public policies have produced disastrous results, and when alternative policies have resulted in immediate, seemingly miraculous improvement, why would anyone want to go back to the earlier policies? Is there any reason to suppose that this time will be different?
After touring TX-17 this last weekend, I am astounded at both the damage our counties have encountered and the resilience of our people. For those who need assistance or know someone in need, here's how to do it.
"Each person has a role to play in their own personal safety and the safety of others. With this executive order, we are ensuring that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny," said Gov. Abbott, lifting the mask mandate and increasing the capacity of all businesses to 100%.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Mornings with Maria’ to discuss Texas’ repealed mask mandate, the need to re-open schools across the country, the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, and the crisis at our southern border.