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Sales Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products Set for May 23-25

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is reminding families and businesses that they can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays.

05.14.2020
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Governor Abbott, TDEM Announce Extension Of Federally-Supported Community-Based Testing Sites In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott and (TDEM) today announced that the federal government has extended seven community-based testing sites in Texas through June 30, 2020. He also announced that the Texas National Guard has activated Facilities Disinfection Teams to support Texans in nursing homes to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

05.13.2020
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Reps. Cuellar, Hurd Urge International Coordination to Continue Strong U.S.-Mexico Trade Relationship

U.S. Rep. Cuellar and U.S. Rep. Hurd sent a letter to Secretary Mike Pomeo and Mexico's Foreign Secretary Marcel Ebrard calling for a coordinated definition of “essential” in order for businesses in both countries to have the same guidelines.

05.13.2020
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Rep. Williams Fights to Protect the Unborn During COVID-19

Congressman Roger Williams joined his colleagues in introducing the Protecting Life in Crisis Act (H.R. 6742) to prevent federal funds allocated in COVID-19 response legislation from being used for abortions or abortion coverage.

05.13.2020
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Sen. Cruz Introduces Legislation to Reduce U.S. Dependence on China for Critical & Rare Earth Minerals

Sen. Ted Cruz introduced the Onshoring Rare Earths Act of 2020, or "The ORE Act," to end the U.S.'s dependence on China for critical rare earth minerals and establish a supply chain for minerals used to manufacture our nation's defense industry technologies and high tech products within the U.S.

05.12.2020
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Governor Abbott Directs TDEM, DSHS, HHSC To Test All Nursing Home Residents, Staff In Texas

"Our food banks've tirelessly served their fellow Texans throughout the COVID-19 response, and this pandemic has led to a quick depletion of Supplies & Resources," said Gov. Greg Abbot, instructing the Texas HHSC, TDEM & DSHS Departments to develop and implement a plan based on the guidance of Vice President Mike Pence and Doctor Deborah Birx. 

05.12.2020
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Olson Leads Effort to Help Energy Industry Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Cong. Pete Olson today led a letter delivered to Treasury Sect. Steve Mnuchin & Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell requesting that the energy sector be allowed access to federal aid. It was co-signed by Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK,) as well as by 60 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives .

05.12.2020
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A Looming Issue for Schools: Will Teachers with Health Concerns Come Back?

About 1-in-5 of the nation’s public school teachers are 55 or older. That leaves school districts to grapple with a big problem on the horizon: What if their buildings are open, but many teachers don’t feel safe returning to the classroom?

05.11.2020
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Gov. Abbott, Dallas ISD & TEA Launch Operation Connectivity Statewide

Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Education Agency (TEA), and Dallas Independent School District (DISD) launched Operation Connectivity, a statewide initiative to deliver internet connectivity and device solutions for school districts, families, and students in Texas.

05.11.2020
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State Rep. Oliverson Pushes Back on Houston Area’s Tattletale Rat Patrol

“Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is encouraging us to 'tattletale' on our neighbors. This is a classic totalitarian move," said State Rep. Tom Oliverson, announcing the launch of his HarrisCountyTattleTale.com website.

05.11.2020
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Cruz Backs Dallas Business Owner Standing for Liberty & Justice as Texas Begins Re-Opening

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz stopped by Salon à la Mode to get a haircut and show his support for salon owner Shelley Luther, who was wrongly imprisoned when she refused to apologize for trying to earn a living and provide for her family amid the coronavirus pandemic.

05.11.2020
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Texas Parks Will Begin Allowing Limited Overnight Camping Starting on May 18th

As part of a broader effort to reopen the Texas economy, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) announced it will resume limited overnight camping at state parks beginning on May 18th.

05.11.2020
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BARR: My 'Duty' Was to Drop the Flynn Case because 'It Upheld the Rule of Law'

"A crime cannot be established here... The whole exercise was just about creating the lie. They (the FBI interrogators) did not have a basis for a counter-intelligence investigation against Flynn," U.S. Attorney General William Barr told CBS News during a Thursday interview, after documents unsealed and released last month confirmed suspicions the FBI was out to entrap former 3-Star Army General Michael Flynn.

05.08.2020
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Governor Abbott and Texas Motor Speedway Issue Statement On NTT INDYCAR SERIES Race In June

Governor Greg Abbott and Texas Motor Speedway today released a statement applauding INDYCAR’s decision to kick off the 2020 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season with the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

05.08.2020
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Rep. Williams: Texas Rural Hospitals Receive Funds From CARES Act

“These funds will give immediate relief to health care providers in need of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies to prevent and mitigate the spread of the virus while they work to heal our communities."

05.08.2020
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Sen. Cruz: Together, With Prayer, Courage, and Generosity We Are Going to Get Through These Difficult Days

Created after two world wars and an economic collapse, and with the Cold War only just beginning, the National Day of Prayer was a bipartisan call to men and women of all faiths to pray for America.

05.08.2020
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Comptroller’s Office Reminds Taxpayers About Extended Franchise Tax Deadline

Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds taxpayers that the due date for 2020 franchise tax reports was extended to July 15 to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

05.08.2020
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Joe Biden's Cognitive Decline is Now an Albatross for Democrats

The press's change of heart is not for fear of appearing hypocritical. Rather, they seem terrified of Mr. Biden’s increasingly obvious cognitive decline. In other words, the media are not going to be degraded on behalf of a nominee who may no longer seem viable.

05.07.2020
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06.25.2020

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