"Sam Johnson was a fearless patriot and an American hero, and we are incredibly proud and fortunate to have called him a fellow Texan. Congressman Johnson dedicated his life to our nation and the state of Texas."
The Texas General Land Office (GLO) will be administering the funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits.
The Texas Comptroller’s office recently won first place at the (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards for its January 2019 edition of Fiscal Notes: Texas School Finance – Doing the Math on the State’s Biggest Expenditure.
Early on, all COVID-19 CoronaVirus testing was run by a government agency, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). And, it immediately became clear that in order to produce the number of urgently-needed tests, the U.S. private sector needed to be involved. In a government-run "Medicare for All" or similar system, there'd have been nowhere else to turn.
Trump administration announced sanctions against two high-profile Nicaraguan government officials, Julio César Avilés Castillo, the commander-in-chief of the Nicaraguan Army, and Iván Adolfo Acosta Montalván, the Ortega regime's minister of finance.
Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen are directing Texas' State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education to submit a plan identifying savings that will reduce both their respective general, and general revenue related appropriation expenditures by 5% for the upcoming 2020-2021 Biennium.
"This is where the modern media is so broken, I’m afraid to say," noted former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer when asked about a “double standard of the media” – observing broad left-wing and partisan Democrat biases across America’s news media.
Details of the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the release of a video graduation message to the Texas High School Class of 2020. The video was distributed to every school superintendent in Texas to be delivered directly to graduating seniors.
Former Texas Senator and former chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, Bob Duncan, endorsed Josh Winegarner as the next member of Congress from Texas’ 13th District.
Its estimated by one recent study that around 1.7 million Texans suffer from food insecurity in our state. I ask, and lets try to give back during this time by helping those who are less fortunate.
Texas Senator Charles Perry today endorsed Winegarner in Texas’ 13th Congressional District. Winegarner was also recently endorsed by US Senator Phil Gramm and former TX Senator Bob Duncan.
Glenn Hegar today announced that Karey Barton, Associate Deputy Comptroller for Tax, won the Federation of Tax Administrator’s (FTA) Harley T. Duncan award for leadership and service.
Property tax values are appraised at the county level, but I've asked the Governor to freeze 2020 property appraisals at 2019 levels using his disaster powers so that local families don’t get hit with an additional economic burden during this global pandemic.
This waiver applies to licenses associated with a variety of occupations such as barbers, cosmetologists, electricians, speech-language pathologists, and dyslexia therapists.
"The government doesn't need to tell people how to behave... we know what risks that we and our families are comfortable taking at this point," said Cong. Lance Gooden, announcing his supports of the steps taken by Texas' Gov. Greg Abbott & Attorney General Ken Paxton to try and rein in the over-bearing social restrictions being attempted by various Local Elected Officials across Texas.
Governor Greg Abbott announced the phased re-opening of Texas beginning with all licensed health care professionals, limited capacity restaurants, hair salons, museums, malls, and more allowed to open to the public. You can read more about that here.