“I want to thank Dawn Buckingham for doing an excellent job as Chair of the Senate Nominations Committee – she's been committed to the people of her district, the people of Texas, and I wish her the very best as she moves on to the next challenge,“ said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, after Sen. Buckingham announced her candidacy for the Texas General Land Commissioner's Office.
The grant will help the district purchase and install equipment to provide students with training for careers in welding.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin has issued a temporary restraining order against the Biden Administration, temporarily ceasing payments under a new U.S. Department of Agriculture loan forgiveness program exclusively for minority agriculture producers.
No matter how mentally diminished President Joe Biden is, you have to be horrified by who waits in the wings should he leave office before the expiration of his term. Vice President & Biden's appointed "Border Czar" Kamala Harris has neither a clue, nor a rudder on this critically important issue – which by any fair measure, now must be considered a crisis.
“The Texas Dept. of Public Safety will work with Local Officials to arrest anyone who enters our state illegally… We want to create an environment where people will choose NOT TO come across the border because its not what they were expecting. Its not the Red Carpet the Federal Administration rolls out for them... and the ability to arrest will be enhanced by building border barriers,” said Gov. Greg Abbott, hosting a Border Security Summit in Del Rio where he announced a new Texas Border Security Plan to crack down on illegal border crossings.
"This corridor has been under development for 25 years with strong bi-partisan support, and it is time for more federal funding to help speed construction.," said south Texas Cong. Henry Cuellar, Chairman of the I-69 Bipartisan Congressional Caucus, after securing language in the INVEST in America Act to increase federal funding to the ongoing infrastructure project.
Following the continued economic recovery in Texas and the announcement of Texas opting out of certain Federal Pandemic Unemployment benefits, the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is ending job refusal guidance associated with the COVID-19 emergency orders.
The Democrat Party has succeeded in destroying the Rule of Law in America. It’s easy to call this a double standard. It’s easy to call this hypocrisy. But those words do not convey the true magnitude of the situation currently facing this country. We’re well past those words – we are witnessing nothing less than the Sovietization of America.
"We promised not to leave session until we fixed these problems, and I'm proud to say that we kept that promise," said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, signing Senate Bills 2 & 3 into law to reform the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and improve the reliability of the state's power grid. Abbott had designated ERCOT Reform & Weatherization as "emergency items" this session.
"As our nation recovers from the pandemic, its critical that our rural communities and other vulnerable areas do not get left behind,” said Cong. Kevin Brady on Monday, sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen addressing the recent funding guidelines for critical broadband infrastructure that will close the digital divide.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed some major & priority House bills into law earlier this week that are seen as instrumental in showing Texas' support for Law Enforcement across the state and continuing the state's efforts to "Back the Blue," as well as bring about reforms to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and the Public Utility Commission.
"I’m proud to certify this budget and send it on to Gov. Abbott for final approval,” said Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar earlier today, announcing his certification of Senate Bill 1, the General Appropriations Act that was approved by both houses of the Texas Legislature during the just completed 2021 Legislative Session.
How can a society survive when truth is banned, when its media are complicit, when its educational institutions preach falsehoods, when its government is corrupt, when its adult members care more for public opinion – and their own sexual gratification – than they do the health of its children? The short answer is, it cannot.
With record numbers of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico Border — and with four months of counting still to go in the government's fiscal year— Vice President Kamala Harris's "Border Czar" efforts to address the "root causes" of the Biden Border Crisis are coming under growing criticism – including from members of her own Democrat Party.
“Nearly every manufacturing sector in America relies on semi-conductors, making the current shortage a serious concern. We applaud Cong. McCaul’s "CHIPS for America Act" and strongly urge Congress to prioritize policies that support all of American industry and our nation’s economy," said Tony Bennett, President & CEO of the Texas Association of Manufacturers.