"Chinese Communist Party-linked outlets are openly trying to purchase radio stations, inside the U.S., with the aim of controlling what Americans see, hear, and ultimately think," said Sen. Ted Cruz applauding the adoption of his amendment to the Endless Frontiers Act to prevent the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from exploiting loopholes to propagandize to American citizens.
"This legislation will ensure that students get a quality education, and don’t have to stay at a school that's failing (its state-ordered) improvement requests," said Sen. Paul Bettencourt, after House Public Education Committee Chairman Harold Dutton voted Bettencourt's SB 1365 out of committee and on to the floor of the House by a 7-5-1 vote.
After a bill authored by Ft. Worth State Rep. Charlie Geren was signed by Gov. Abbott, Texas businesses that had come of their COVID-related relief loans forgiven by the federal government will not have to report those loan proceeds as income on their 2021 State Franchise Tax Reports.
Everyone knows someone who is horrible with money; some friend or acquaintance who is always up to their neck in credit card debt no matter how much money they earn. Sadly, rather than remove these people from our lives, we’ve elected them to Congress – and they keep sticking us with the check. Here's a tiny slice of our pie they’re divvying up?
The total fertility rate for women in the United States during 2020 was 1,637.5 births per 1,000 women, a 42-year low. Millennials – saddled with student debt that their parents & grandparents didn't have to consider – are waiting until they establish better financial footings before having children, and its going to be a problem for American growth in the future.
The month of May has the most days set aside for Celebrating & Commemorating our Nation's Military, and there are several National Observances to take advantage of. Members of the U.S. Armed Forces play an integral role in the protection of our Country & Freedoms, and here's some opportunities to celebrate, say thank you, and show your appreciation for their Service & Sacrifices.
Texas politicians have every right to be upset at other state legislatures when they play politics with their state's pension funds – at the possible expense of a key industry in Texas like oil & gas. But, the answer isn’t for Texas to respond by putting its own restrictions on other pension managers and potentially reduce the growth of the pension funds in The Lone Star State.
“Palestinian terrorists have repeatedly attempted to murder Israeli civilians and attacked Israeli cities with rockets and missiles. The Biden Administration cannot equivocate between our Israeli ally and Palestinian terrorists," said Sen. Ted Cruz after Hamas claimed responsibility for rocket attacks against Israel.
“The U.S. currently has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world. This is unacceptable, and America’s mothers deserve better,” said House Republican Cong. Kevin Brady (of TX) & Democrat Richard E. Neal (of MA) earlier today, releasing a report they'd requested two years ago.
"Texas is leading the way again... We applaud State Reps. Shelby Slawson, Stephanie Klick, Candy Noble & Valoree Swanson for championing this bill and showing that pro-life, authentically pro-woman leadership makes a powerful impact,” said Susan B. Anthony State Policy Director Sue Liebel.
A host of Joe Biden's domestic policy issue will have enduring, adverse socio-economic consequences. But his blunders in foreign and defense policy are far more likely to have immediate and long-lasting consequences for the American people. Here's why.
“This is a stunning setback, and unequivocal proof that President Biden is sabotaging our jobs recovery. Democrats are paying 4 in 10 jobless more to stay home than to return to work. The White House is in denial that many businesses – both small and large – can’t find the workers they need," said the top Republican on the House Ways & Means Committee, Texas Cong. Kevin Brady.
"When small businesses succeed, Texas succeeds,” said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today, celebrating the unique role Small Businesses play in the economic resurgence throughout the state of Texas as he issued a proclamation officially designating May 9th–15th as "Small Business Week in Texas." An amazing 99.8% of businesses in the Lone Star State are small businesses.
The 2021 Legislative Session is in its final month, and we are delivering results for the people of Texas – acting on and passing the Republican Party of Texas’ top Legislative Priorities. Here's an update on two of those issues. With just 3 weeks left, there's plenty of work to do!
"President Biden should be focused on working across the aisle to accelerate our nation’s reopening and recovery, not caving into the far-Left’s pressure to enact socialist policies,” said Texas Cong. Jodey Arrington following the dismal report that was just released about the nation's April Jobs Report. “April’s dismal jobs report is a sign of what’s to come under Biden’s job crushing policies."
Her failure is not because she doesn’t like Donald Trump, that's the least important part of this whole drama, but because she can’t do the job. Her job is to hold the House Republicans together and advance the Republican agenda. She can’t do it, and it’s all her fault. Here's why, short of that, she’s continuing to aid Democrats.
Not all gamblers are the same, and not all kinds of gambling bring the same types of cost – when the business or pleasure gets out of control, gambling becomes a real medical condition. “Recreational” or “social” gamblers may be able to buy the occasional lottery ticket, take the rare casino trip, or bet small stakes in fantasy sports. But, they also are mentally able to quit.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas Division of Emergency Management, and the Texas Military Department announced today the launch of the State Mobile Vaccination Team Call Center. "Vaccines are the most effective tool in Texas' fight COVID-19, and we're committed to making vaccines even more widely available to Texans across the state," said Governor Abbott.