Texas’ 10 largest metro areas have become unaffordable to households with median incomes, according to one study. Another indicates that about half of all Texas households are spending more than 30 percent of their incomes on housing costs and utilities alone.
"With more vaccines on the way, and more Texans eligible, we'll continue to make tremendous progress to ensure that every Texan who wants a vaccine will get one," said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today, announcing a new "Save Our Seniors Program" partnership between the Texas Health & Human Services Commission several other organizations.
As the Biden Border Crisis worsens by the day, Sen. Ted Cruz is demanding that the Biden Administration lift its unprecedented media blackout and allow Americans transparent coverage of the disaster unfolding on Texas' Southern Border. Cruz led some 20 of his Senate colleagues on a Border Tour Friday, where reports from the Donna, Texas facility are heartbreaking.
"Many of my constituents and other Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders around the country have expressed concerns for the safety of their families and their businesses," said Rep. Jetton, who represents parts of Ft. Bend County outside Houston, the most diverse county in America.
“Texas employers continue working around the clock to open their businesses while safely serving all Texans in their communities,” said Aaron Demerson, the Texas Workforce's Commissioner who represents Texas' Employers, as the state's unemployment rate increased from 6.8% in January 2020 to 6.9% in February 2021.
President Biden's 1st formal Press Conference is in the books, and it was deeply embarrassing – both to Biden, who in a Presidential First actually read answers from a notebook – to anyone who thinks the media's job is to actually hold (Democrat) presidents accountable.
Governor Greg Abbott announced the "Save Our Seniors Program" in February to ensure more that seniors across Texas are vaccinated throughout the state. To date, with the confirmation of 25 new participating counties in the fourth week, a total of 88 Counties are participated in the program.
While the Biden Administration continues to deny press access to the facilities housing 10s of 1,000s of illegal border crossers at the United State's Southern Border, and in response to the immigration crisis surging there, Texas Senators John Cornyn & Ted Cruz will lead a Senate delegation tour to the Texas-Mexico Border this Friday, March 26th.
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX), Republican Leader of the House Committee on Ways and Means, comments on the Senate confirmation of Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative.
“As legislators address crucial issues this Legislative Session, this guide will provide lawmakers, business & community leaders and the general public with an easy-to-understand reference explaining Texas’ major taxes and associated revenues,” said Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, releasing an updated "Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas" overview of Texas’ state taxes.
Dr. Fauci wants former President Trump to tell his supporters to take the COVID-19 Vaccine. But after attacking Trump as a lying incompetent who makes outlandish statements, why should anyone on the left be surprised by the skepticism about the vaccine?
Women’s History Month has evolved from the very 1st International Women’s Day that took place in 1911, and later from the Women’s History Week conference that took place in 1979. The event was such a success that many other areas decided to have their own weeks honoring women.
How are these children coming across the border, and who is helping them get here? Were they abused or harmed on their journeys, and were they or their families assisted or threatened by cartel members or human traffickers? These are just some of the questions Gov. Abbott is asking President Biden about the humanitarian crisis at Texas' Southern Border.
“Democrats call this the 'For the People Act,' or HR 1, but a more appropriate name would be the 'Corrupt Politicians Act' because it’s designed by politicians & is for the politicians,” said Sen. Ted Cruz in an op-ed for Real Clear Politics outlining the dangerous provisions which, if signed into law, will overhaul State Election Laws and cement Democrat control for decades.
Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) leaders are urging members of the Legislature to support Senate Bill 6 – the Pandemic Liability Protection Act – by state Sen. Kelly Hancock, which was considered in the Texas Senate's Business & Commerce Committee on Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) announced that Republicans would not be participating in Democrats' partisan "Members' Day" hearing that allows for no meaningful dialogue between both parties on a crucial issue like infrastructure.