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Sen. Cruz Applauds Administration for Finalizing a Rule to Ensure Creditworthy Institutions Have Equal Access to Financial Services

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued a statement applauding the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for finalizing a rule that would require large banks to provide fair access to financial services for all legal and creditworthy institutions.

01.15.2021
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Lt. Gov. Patrick: 'We'll move forward on our Budget Priorities this Session & Balance the Budget as required by the Texas Constitution."

"The Comptroller’s Biennial Revenue Estimate is welcome news considering the economic challenges our state has faced. We will be able to move forward on our budget priorities this session and balance the budget as required by the Texas Constitution."

01.13.2021
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MyTXCareer.com Helps Texans Find Jobs, Return to Work

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has launched MyTxCareer.com, a new online job search site designed to help Texans quickly register, search for, and apply for jobs available right now in Texas.

01.13.2021
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Who Wants to Cut Taxes for the Rich? Joe Biden, of Course

For decades Democrats have criticized Republicans of being the “party of the rich,” but a funny thing happened on the way to the November Election. Democrats have become the party of the wealthy over the past several elections, while Donald Trump's Republicans have become more of a Blue-Collar Party.

01.13.2021
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January 12th is Opening Day of the 2021 Texas Legislative Session

The 87th Texas Legislative Session will convene at noon in the State Capitol, where new senators and representatives will be sworn in at the Texas State Capitol.

01.12.2021
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Governor Abbott Releases Video Resource For Active-Duty Military And Spouses Transferring To Texas

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Military Preparedness Commission released a video resource for active-duty military and their spouses to increase awareness of the services offered by the State of Texas to military members and families who are about to transfer or have transferred into the state.

01.11.2021
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Get Busy Democrats: English is Full of Hidden Men – so Please, Use Discern-Men-t!

English is full of hidden men, so get busy Democrats! Once you start looking for all the dastardly “men” in words that have nothing whatsoever to do with gender, it just starts raining “men” everywhere.

01.06.2021
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Governor Abbott, TDEM Launch COVID-19 Therapeutic Infusion Center In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott announcedTDEM has established a COVID-19 therapeutic infusion center in Austin to treat outpatient cases of COVID-19. 

01.05.2021
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AG Pax­ton: Texas Supreme Court Ends Unlaw­ful City of Austin and Travis Coun­ty Shut­down Orders

AG Ken Paxton applauded the Supreme Court of Texas for granting the state’s petition and directing the court of appeals to enjoin enforcement of Austin Mayor Steve Adler’s and Travis County Judge Andy Brown’s illegal local orders.

01.05.2021
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Nancy Pelosi’s & the New Socialist-Democrat House Closes Opening Day Prayer to God & Brahma with ‘Amen and Awoman’   

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo. delivered a prayer on Sunday to open the 117th Congress. In his message, he referenced Hindu God Brahma and altered the traditional ending of “amen” by saying “Amen and awoman.”

01.05.2021
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Emergency Coronavirus Relief to Further Extend Unemployment Assistance to Texans

The act will provide up to 11 additional benefit weeks to Texans on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC).

01.05.2021
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Releases Protocols for Opening Day of Texas Senate

The following protocols will be in place when Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gavels in the Texas Senate for the 87th Legislative Session on opening day, January 12, 2021. At a time when the U.S. Capitol and many state capitol buildings are closed to the public, these protocols are designed to ensure the Texas Capitol can be open to the public.

01.04.2021
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.9 Billion in December

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.86 billion in December.

01.04.2021
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Jim Wright Sworn in as New Railroad Commissioner

Jim Wright was sworn-in as the 51st Railroad Commissioner of Texas today. The lifelong South Texan joins a three-member Commission in leading an agency that is more than a century old.

01.04.2021
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2020 Review: Socialism IS Rising – Thank You Democrats

If the past year's taught us anything, it’s that when government dictates how the economy is run, Americans suffer. But thanks to the Democrat Party, this was the year that "Democrat-Socialism" went mainstream.

01.04.2021
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Why Would Nylon Apparel-Maker North Face Criticize Oil & Gas Industry's Fight Against the CoronaVirus?

America has used oil & gas-based byproducts this year to control the COVID-19 CoronaVirus, mass produce Personal Protective Equipment and numerous other medical devices, and reach the temperatures necessary to store and transport vaccines shipped around the world. Why would North Face want to cut off their nose to spite their face in fighting this virus?

12.23.2020
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Joe Biden's 'New Ethics Rules': Is It OK to Laugh at Them?

“My son, my family will not be involved in any business, any enterprise that is in conflict with, or appears to be in conflict,” says ol' Scranton Joe. Given the recent and well-documented revelations of son Hunter's and the Biden Family's corruption, is it any wonder President Trump is seriously considering appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate them?

12.23.2020
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Texas 1st Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces GRACE’s Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking

Texas' 1st Lady Cecilia Abbott announced the "Governor's Response Against Child Exploitation" (GRACE) Initiative will be hosting a statewide "Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking" January 11th-17th, 2021, in support of Human Trafficking Prevention Month and serve as a Call to Action for the faith-based community.

12.22.2020
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GINGRICH: Now They're Telling Us We are Undermining Democracy? Why I Will Not Give Up

Having spent more than four years watching the left #Resist President Donald Trump and focus entirely on undoing and undermining the 2016 Election, it took me several days to understand the depth of my own feelings. As I thought about it, I realized my anger and fear were not narrowly focused on the votes.

12.18.2020
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Lake Buchanan Designated as “Infested” with Zebra Mussels

TPWD has designated Lake Buchanan, located west of Burnet and north of Inks Lake in the Colorado River Basin, as “infested” with invasive zebra mussels. Infested status signifies that there is an established, reproducing population of zebra mussels in the lake.

12.17.2020
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01.14.2021

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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01.13.2021
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01.12.2021
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