"Major League Baseball adopted what's turned out to be a false narrative about the Election Law Reforms in Georgia, and based on that false narrative... its shameful America’s pastime is not only being influenced by partisan politics, but also perpetuating false political narratives," said Gov. Greg Abbott.
"Last year we had the lowest illegal immigration in 45 years, and on week one Joe Biden ripped that to pieces and caused the Border Crisis. AOC’s tweeting, ‘The answer to this is abolish ICE (Immigration & Customs Enforcement,) just shut down ICE altogether and have open borders’,” Sen. Ted Cruz said of the border crisis and the president’s lack of leadership.
Though most bills are numbered in the order in which they are filed, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has reserved the first 30 bills for legislation he feels are top priorities for the state. A number of these important, marquee bills were passed by the Texas Senate and sent to the Texas House last week.
In Donna, Texas, 4,100 migrants – many of which are unaccompanied minors – have been packed into a facility meant to hold 250 individuals during the pandemic. President Biden repealed effective immigration policies established under the Trump Administration simply because of politics.
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that President Biden understands the frustration of both the Gun Control & the Open Borders Advocates, but noted the administration will first engage with Congress to push legislation to increases taxes while pushing his Climate Change & Infrastructure Spending Plan.
The Texas Legislature, currently in session, meets every other year. Yet it can make the most of its short time together by passing House Bill 2668 and Senate Bill 523 to help protect some of Texas' most vulnerable – those with rare and chronic diseases.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick congratulated his fellow Senators after passage of Senate Bill 24, the "Law Enforcement Transparency Act" by Sen. Joan Huffman, and Senate Bill 5, a "Statewide Broadband Access" bill by Senators Robert Nichols, Kelly Hancock, Charles Perry and Royce West.
After eight days of mounting pressure, and Sen. Ted Cruz’s request for press access, President Biden finally ended his media blackout of the Customs & Border Protection Facilities in Donna, Texas, by allowing a "pool camera" inside for the first time during his presidency.
“We are still waiting on the final data from the U.S. Census Bureau, but there's no time to waste. We need to get to work,” said State Rep. Brooks Landgraf ahead of the Texas House Committee on Redistricting conducting a hearing to discuss population projections and the redistricting process for Texas.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds business owners that for many property types, April 15th is the deadline to file Property Tax Renditions with their County Appraisal Districts. Different deadlines apply for different properties.
Did you take the SATs to try to get into college? Your kids may not have to – More than 1,300 schools have become "test optional," meaning students need not submit SAT scores. Some now won't even look at scores.
"Given your new role as the administration’s Border Czar, I urge you to visit the border to see the crisis, and I implore the Biden Administration to take swift action to secure it," said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, admonishing the president's newly named "Border Czar," Vice President Kamala Harris, for both answers and action on the rapidly growing crisis.
"Texas is a pro-life state, and these bills reflect our commitment to protecting innocent life," said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick following the passage of Senate Bill 8, the "Heartbeat Bill," and Senate Bill 9, the "Abortion Ban Trigger" on Tuesday.
"In these cages, children – little boys & girls – they’re not six feet apart, they’re not even six inches apart. They’re lying on the floor, there are no beds. Its a full-blown crisis," said Sen. Ted Cruz after leading a group of 18 of his Senate colleagues on a tour of the rapidly growing Border Crisis that is now beginning to spread across the entire state of Texas.
The Texas Senate passed SB 394, authored by Sen. Eddie Lucio, to enact state-level safeguards not only protecting unborn children, but also providing safeguards for women while making them aware of the serious side effects of chemical abortions.
I guess I never noticed before, but my eyes are open now: I’m a horrible racist. I want to thank Democrats, CNN & MSNBC, and apologize for my white privilege – for flaunting it and basking in it, but mostly for not realizing I was taking it for granted my while bouncing from job to job before embracing it and getting my act together.