SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

LATEST NEWS

image

Social Security Benefits Will be Paid On Time and Other Updates Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit payments will continue to be paid on time during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

03.31.2020
image

Steve Moore on Texas Insider Radio: 'We've got to get the economy up & running as soon as possible – President Trump's right about that."

"Just think about it: four weeks ago we had a beautiful economic picture – a $20 trillion dollar economic engine that was the envy of the world. But you can't just shut down a $20 trillion dollar engine for two or three or four months and expect it to start right back up. That just doesn't happen. We've got to get America back up and running," economist Steve Moore tells Insider's Jim Cardle.

03.31.2020
image

Free Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall On Thursday!

I’m inviting you to a free telephone town hall on Thursday at 5:45PM featuring Hopkins County Court Judge Robert Newsome and other special guests.

03.31.2020
image

How the Cares Act Supports America’s Small Businesses and Job Creators

This bill provides immediate emergency relief to working men and women all across this country and will help keep America’s small businesses afloat during these challenging times.

03.31.2020
image

FLASTER: This CoronaVirus Should Make the Fall Election Very Interesting

Jig-saw puzzles are hard to find, and the kids are learning some discipline. The coming holidays of Easter & Passover are usually recognized as times of family togetherness – but this year, many gatherings will be by internet. A temporary change in life-style is warranted – and actually happening.

03.31.2020
image

COVID-19 Relief Delivered​​​​​​​

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives, and President Trump has signed it into law.

03.30.2020
image

Monday, March 30 COVID-19 Upda

President Trump announced that social distancing guidelines will be extended until April 30th.

03.30.2020
image

TWC Expands Child Care Access for Essential Workers in Texas, Effective Immediately

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott approved the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) request to temporarily suspend compliance with several state laws that impair the ability to maintain child care services, especially child care services for essential frontline workers in relation to efforts to cope with the declared disaster.

03.30.2020
image

Bernie’s ‘Medicare for All’: From Abortion to Undocumented Immigrant's Coverage, Here Are the Things You Didn’t Know Are Included

"Medicare for All" legislation in the House & Senate would do more than just transform the nation's entire $3.7 trillion Health Care System. It would touch everything – and wade into some of the biggest political fights of our era, including Abortion, Drug Prices & the nation's Immigration Policies. Here are 14 Elements of the plan that you may not know were in there.

03.30.2020
image

State Rep. Hunter: Here's All Your Links for Assistance or Help to Recover from the CoronaVirus

If you're looking for the latest Federal, State or Local links to assist you or your business in accessing assistance or responding to the COVID-19 CoronaVirus, please click on the links below which specifically address the most current developments for help.

03.27.2020
image

Pelosi, Democrats Use CoronaVirus Economic Relief Crisis to Change Nation's Voting Laws

House Democrat Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) said last week that the CoronaVirus created “a tremendous opportunity to restructure things to fit our vision.” But, "By changing the election rules, The Left is setting the stage for them to never lose a Presidential Election again – Ever," says the Public Interest Legal Foundation's Sue Becker.

03.27.2020
image

Democrat Efforts to Potentially Increase Voter Fraud have No Place in the CoronaVirus Relief Bill

Progressive Democrats have long sought federal mandates over how we vote, when we vote, and who gets to collect Absentee Ballots. We just never dreamed it was more important to them than fighting the CoronaVirus Pandemic, or preserving American Jobs.

03.27.2020
image

Sen. Cruz Votes in Favor of Third Coronavirus Relief Package

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued a statement after voting in favor of the third coronavirus relief package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which unanimously passed out of the Senate.

03.26.2020
image

TWC Approves $40,000,000 in Supplemental Child Care Distribution in Texas to Support Communities and Families During COVID-19

These funds will allow local Workforce Development Boards to provide child care to the new COVID-19 Essential Workers.

03.26.2020
image

Brady: "Phase Three" COVID-19 Package ”Big, Targeted, and Will Make a Difference”

Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) breaks down the phase three package.

03.26.2020
image

Trump Earns Best Job Approval Numbers Ever in Gallup Poll, with Massive Increase Among Independents

It’s the first time Gallup has ever given President Trump a positive job approval differential since entering office – 49% of the 1,020 participants surveyed between March 13th-22nd say they now approve of the job President Trump is doing, while 45% said they disapprove. Trump’s support is even higher when specifically asked about his handling of the CoronaVirus.

03.25.2020
image

Coronavirus FAQ

 I'm sure many of you have the same questions, so I wanted to take a moment to answer those here. 

03.25.2020
image

Governor Abbott Announces Federal Grant for Senior Citizen Meals

“This grant is especially timely given the disproportionately high toll that COVID-19 has been taking on seniors around the world,” ​​​​​​​

03.25.2020
image

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Urge the President to Support Gov. Abbott’s Disaster Declaration Request

If granted, the declaration would allow FEMA to provide personal protective equipment (PPE), medical and testing supplies, medical response personnel, and hospital beds for Texans.

03.25.2020
image

Beware of Coronavirus Scammers

Scammers have started using the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of the public.

03.25.2020
image

VLB open to serve Veterans

 The Veterans Land Board is open and ready to serve Veterans.

03.25.2020
image

53% Approve of President Trump’s CoronaVirus Response, Fueled by Democrat's & Independent's Increases

Approval of Donald Trump’s handling of the CoronaVirus crisis has jumped 10% in less than a week. White House advisers say they've been focusing the president's efforts on responding to the crisis, as opposed to the opposition displayed this week by Senate Democrats & House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

03.24.2020
image

State Update: 14 Essential Coronavirus Response Items

My first priority is ensuring the health and safety of my fellow Texans and stopping this virus so we can get back to our normal lives.

03.24.2020
image

Congressman Thornberry's Statement on Delayed Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief 

Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) released the following statement on the status of negotiations for the third Coronavirus (COVID-19) economic relief package.  

03.24.2020
image

Brady on Fox Business: “I think the design of this bill really tackles the economic challenges”

Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) joined Stuart Varney on Fox Business to talk about the federal response to the novel coronavirus.

03.24.2020
ad-image
image
04.07.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

image
04.06.2020
image
03.30.2020