“It’s vital to have an action plan for emergencies. The Commission today strengthened that plan,” said Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Wayne Christian of their latest action. "This will give market participants certainty and encourage them to obtain firm contracts, increasing the reliability of the natural gas system in Texas," and ensuring Texans have energy and natural gas during future emergencies.
Staying true to his word, Texas' Governor Greg Abbott has following through on his plan to send illegal immigrants apprehended in his state to the Nation's Capitol – where an influx of unlawful border crossers can't be as easily ignored by President Biden and the Democrats in Congress. After their wristbands were scanned and cut off their arms, they were free to walk off into the D.C. morning.
As he continues to take significant new actions to secure the Texas-U.S.-Mexican Border in wake of President Biden’s encouragement of illegal immigration, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today discussed the state's latest border security moves at the Texas Border Sheriffs Coalition Spring Meeting in El Paso, and addressed how Texas is working with Local Law Enforcement to mitigate the growing Biden Border Crisis.
Communities Serving Schools Act, would provide grants to state and local education agencies for wrap-around services that assist students outside the classroom with their health, well-being, and growth.
“Inflation is raging, and getting worse," noted House Ways & Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its March Consumer Price Index this morning showing that inflation moved even higher and continued to surge at an 8.5% rate compared to a year ago – the highest increase in 40 years. "Denial, as we’ve learned under this Administration, is not an economic strategy.” said Brady.
"Empowering the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission to protect the lives, livelihoods & economies of our border communities and prepare the region to confront future public health threats must be a priority for Congress,” said Congresswoman Escobar of the funding that will support the Border Health Commission’s goal of improving health along the border and deploying a binational vaccine strategy.
Guess what? New Dept. of Energy rules will dictate the amount of water that comes out of your showerhead, how much warm air comes out of your heater, and how much cool air comes out of your air conditioners. President Biden & Speaker Nancy Pelosi want to regulate any gadget or appliance with an electric switch that turns on something in your house. How is any of this government's business?
There are 5.67 million homesteads in the State of Texas. If Proposition 1 passes, homeowners age of 65 and over will see their freeze values for school taxes decline, aka, ISD Property Tax bills! Also, Prop 2 will lower Independent School District property tax bills by increasing the Homestead Exemption, which will save those 5.67 million homesteads money across the Lone Star State. Here's what you need to know.
Since the launch of "Operation Lone Star" over a year ago, the state's multi-agency efforts in South Texas have led to 225,000+ migrant apprehensions, over 13,300 criminal arrests — including over 10,700 Felony Charges — over 3,600 weapons and almost $30 million in currency have been seized, and that's just for starters. Gov. Abbott, the Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS), and the Texas National Guard are continuing and expanding the fight in response to the federal government's unwillingness to secure the border.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to President Biden urging him to renew Title 42 and pressing him on reports that the administration may lower security standards at the border and raid veteran programs to deal with the self-inflicted crisis at the southern border
Attorney General Ken Paxton is co-leading, with the state of Utah, a multistate comment letter addressed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that responds to CFPB’s request for information regarding fees charged by providers of consumer financial services and products.
Suing your beloved alma mater is never easy, but that's exactly what Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich did when he saw Arizona State University abusing its tax-exempt status to let big business avoid paying taxes. And, if the Attorney General of a state can't uphold the Constitution, who can?
The most interesting Rasmussen Reports Polling this week continued to show bad news for Democrats. For starters, 52% say Joe Biden’s presidency has been "Bad for America," 62% believe the economy's gotten worse since he became president – more than three times the 19% who say it's gotten better – and a whopping 83% say the issue of escalating violent crime will be important in November's Mid-Term Congressional Elections.
"With the end of Title 42 expulsions looming next month, Texas will immediately begin taking unprecedented action to do what no state has done in American history to secure our border," said Gov. Abbott. "The new strategies will further strengthen our already robust response to the Biden border disaster, and we will use any & all lawful powers to curtail the flow of drugs, illegal immigrants, weapons, and other contraband into Texas."
"If the European Union is already hitting roadblocks, no one should expect countries like China to implement this deal anytime soon," said House Ways & Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady and Senate Finance Committee Republican Leader Mike Crapo. "European Finance Ministers have again failed to agree on the 'Global Minimum Tax,' further evidence that the Biden Administration ... has neglected to consult with Congress and the result is a bad deal for American businesses & workers," they said.
Texas Secretary of State John Scott today is reminding all eligible Texas voters who have not already done so to register to vote by Thursday, April 7 to vote in the May 7 statewide Constitutional Amendment election, as well as local elections for municipalities, school districts and other local entities holding elections.
“The National Museum of the American Latino will connect visitors to Hispanic culture and allow our future generations to see themselves reflected in our national history. The museum will tell us about our country’s history from the perspectives of different Hispanics that lived it,” said Congressman Cuellar. A public-private partnership will bring the Smithsonian's newest museum to life.
About three weeks before the 2020 Election, the New York Post published an election-changing story about Joe Biden's son, Hunter – that if true, derailed Joe Biden's claim to know nothing about his son's multimillion-dollar influence peddling deals. The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN and others said it was "Russian disinformation." Now, 17 months later, The New York Times (among others,) are admitting the story was & is true.