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Bernie Sanders Advisers Form Super PAC to Back Biden, Push Him Further Left

"Over the last five years, the progressive movement has had tremendous success in changing the Democrat party. All that success means little if we don’t elect the candidates we've pushed, and continue to push, to be more progressive,” said Bernie Sanders's 2016 and 2020 senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver.

05.01.2020
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State Rep. Hunter: Here Are All Your CoronaVirus Recovery Help Links for Assistance

If you're looking for the latest Federal, State or Local links to assist you or your business in accessing assistance or responding to the COVID-19 CoronaVirus, please click on the links below that specifically address the most current developments for help.

05.01.2020
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Rep. Williams Urges Administration to Provide Greater Relief for Rural Health Care Facilities

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) called on U.S. Health & Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar to fully utilize the Provider Relief Fund established by the CARES Act to allow enhanced support for rural health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

05.01.2020
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Hurd Announces Millions for Public Housing in TX-23 Communities

This relief is the result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act, which Cong. Hurd fervently supported and advocated on behalf of.

05.01.2020
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Governor Abbott Waives Certain Restrictions On Financial Assistance From Texas College Work-Study Program

Those programs include the TEXAS Grant Program, the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program, and the Tuition Equalization Grant Program.

05.01.2020
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Texas Workforce Commission Issues Guidance to Unemployment Claimants

Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) guidance to unemployment claimants concerning their continued eligibility for unemployment benefits (UI) should they refuse rehire.

05.01.2020
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Sen. Cruz Calls on Attorney General Barr to Investigate Local Officials Abusing Power, Targeting Religious Communities

In response to a disturbing trend of pandemic authoritarianism, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), called on Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate state and local officials who target and discriminate against religious communities under the guise of protecting public health.

04.30.2020
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BRADY: State & Local Governments Have Received Over $765 Billion in Federal CoronaVirus Funding

Congress has focused on comprehensive aid to the American people, to small businesses, and to state and local governments and communities. Those efforts include more than $765 billion in coronavirus-related spending supporting state and local governments and communities.

04.30.2020
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Coronavirus Update: Stimulus Check Status and Important Notice for Veterans

The Federal government has distributed more than 80 million stimulus checks through direct deposit or the mail and many of you have reached out to my office for information on the program.

04.30.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For Six Texas Counties Following Severe Weather

 The Governor has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions to aid in response efforts.

04.30.2020
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Governor Abbott Appeals FEMA Denial Of Major Disaster Declaration For North Texas Tornadoes

The Governor sent a letter to FEMA asking the federal government to reverse their decision and provide much-needed assistance to local governments and non-profits for infrastructure and recovery efforts. 

04.29.2020
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AG Pax­ton Defends Pri­vate Prop­er­ty Rights from Fed­er­al Overreach

The Constitution grants the federal government the power to regulate interstate commerce. That power does not include wholly intrastate species like the Bone Cave Harvestman that have no relationship to interstate commerce.

04.29.2020
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Sen. Cruz, Colleagues Urge Secretaries of Defense, the Interior to Support the Development of Domestic Rare Earths Supply Chain Critical to National Defense, Reducing Dependency on China

It is clear that our dependence on China for vital rare earths threatens our U.S. manufacturing and defense industrial base.  . .“China represents a significant and growing risk to the supply of materials deemed strategic and critical to U.S. national security.”

04.29.2020
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Governor Abbott Announces Phase One To Open Texas, Establishes Statewide Minimum Standard Health Protocols

Governor Greg Abbott has announced the first phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

04.28.2020
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Sen. Cruz Discusses Priorities for Re-Opening the Economy & Safely Getting Americans Back to Work on Fox Business & Fox News

Following reports this week that more than 26 million Americans have filed for unemployment , U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday appeared on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co.” and Fox News’ “The Daily Briefing,” to talk about his priorities for re-opening the economy and safely getting the American people back to work. Excerpts of Sen. Cruz’s interviews are below.

04.28.2020
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Lt. Gov. Patrick Announces Senate Work Groups to Discuss Pandemic Impact on Texas

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has established six Senate working groups to discuss challenges the state will face in the next legislative session as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic

04.28.2020
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AG Pax­ton Files Law­suit to Halt Price Goug­ing by Cal-Maine Foods, Inc.

Price gouging laws apply to any person or entity selling necessities, such as food, at an exorbitant or excessive price after a disaster has been declared by the Governor or the President.

04.28.2020
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Governor Abbott, Chancellor Sharp, Chief Kidd Announce COVID-19 Federal Assistance Training For Local Leaders

Governor Greg Abbott: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will provide a series of free online trainings to help local officials understand, acquire, and administer federal assistance available to the state of Texas and municipalities.

04.27.2020
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06.25.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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06.22.2020
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06.19.2020
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