On the Record

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ABBOTT: 'Our hearts are with the family of Houston Police Sergeant Harold Preston... killed in the line of duty.'

"Our hearts are with the family of Police Sgt. Harold Preston, who was shot and killed in the line of duty this morning," said Texas Gov. Greg Abbott yesterday afternoon, after two Houston Police Officers were shot yesterday morning. "This tragic loss is a grave reminder of the dangers our brave Law Enforcement Officers face each and every day while keeping our communities safe."

10.21.2020
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Babin Honors Three Heroic Dayton Police Officers

U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement after honoring three Dayton Police Officers who recently received the City’s Lifesaving Award for their valiant actions during a major motorcycle accident in a creek last Christmas.

10.21.2020
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Texans for Lawsuit Reform Endorses Hecht, Bland , Boyd & Busby for Texas Supreme Court Re-Election

TLRPAC General Counsel Lee Parsley announced the group's reelection endorsements of Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, Justice Jane Bland to Place 6, Justice Jeff Boyd to Place 7, and Justice Brett Busby to Place 8 for the Texas Supreme Court

10.21.2020
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Rep. Williams Fights for Rural Texas Communities in Need of Broadband

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today introduced the Eliminate the Digital Divide Act to empower states to carry out their own broadband programs and ensure low-income individuals have access to low-cost broadband services.

10.20.2020
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Cong. McCaul Congratulates Local Austin Company on FDA Advancement for COVID-19 Treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has approved expanded use for a COVID-19 treatment, developed by Direct Biologics in Austin, that has shown promising results in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

10.20.2020
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PIPES: Biden’s Health Care Proposal Only Cosmetically Different from Bernie's, his Socialist-Democrat Friend 

Democrat Joe Biden has made protecting ObamaCare a cornerstone of his campaign. He’s cited that position to counter Republican claims that he’s a "Socialist in Disguise," but voters shouldn’t be fooled. His plan for health reform will lead to a government takeover of health care — just on a slower timetable than Bernie Sanders and the party’s progressive flank would.

10.19.2020
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Media is Deliberately Skewing Trump's Poll Results to Suppress Voter Turnout, Zogby Says

“I’m a Democrat, but I just don’t think that the 2020 poll sampling is accurate," said John Zogby, who today operates the Zogby Strategies Poll after selling his namesake Zogby International firm in 2011. "This race is closer than you think,” he said, pointing to his firm's latest survey showing Joe Biden’s lead over President Donald Trump at two points, 49%-47%.

10.16.2020
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Cong. Kevin Brady: Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings , and Republican's American GROWTH Act

Cong. Brady joined Houston’s Morning News KTRH to discuss the Supreme Court confirmation hearings, how a potential Biden-Harris Administration would effect Texas’ economy, and Republican's commitment to his new bill strengthening the American economy, the American GROWTH Act.

10.16.2020
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Lt. Gov. Patrick: On the Death of Houston Fire Dept's Arson Investigator Lemuel Bruce

"As Texans, we know that Law Enforcement Officers put their lives on the line every day to keep our families and our communities safe. Its more important than ever that they have our support," said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, following the news that Houston Fire Department Arson Investigator Lemuel Bruce was killed in the line of duty earlier this morning.

10.16.2020
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Trump Begins to Frame Election: Choice is Between a ‘Socialist Nightmare, and the American Dream’

While touting his administration’s accomplishments on the economy, and characterizing the Nov. 3rd Election as a choice between “a socialist nightmare and the American dream,” President Trump Wednesday focused his comments like a laser beam on the policies proposed by Joe Biden and the Democrats – which he said would lead to a “very steep depression under the radical left.”

10.15.2020
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Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today.

10.15.2020
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TWC Reinstates Work Requirements for Child Care

The change, following the state’s continued re-openings of businesses, brings TWC's subsidized care program in line with its mission: to provide improved access to quality child care to enable families to return to work.

10.15.2020
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As Texas Economy Continues to Re-Open, TWC Reinstates Unemployment Insurance (UI) Work Search

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced that as the Texas economy continues to open TWC will reinstate state work search requirements, which had been suspended since March, but will resume on November 1, 2020.

10.13.2020
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Chairman Brandon Creighton Applauds the Senate Committee on Higher Education’s Interim Work

Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) held the first interim hearing since March, convening the Senate Committee on Higher Education.

10.13.2020
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement Calling for Audit of Alamo Preservation Project

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick today called on the State Auditor to provide a financial and programmatic audit of the more than $138 million state dollars that have been allocated for the historic preservation of the Alamo.

10.13.2020
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Pipes: Obama Admits... Biden & Bernie's Socialist-Democrat Goals Are the Same

Barack Obama admitted something in a recent interview that Democrats have been trying to deny or keep secret for months: "If you look at Joe Biden's goals and Bernie Sanders' goals, they're not that different." He's right – the two men are merely describing the Democrat Party's radical 2020 vision in different tones of voice, hoping Americans don't and won't catch on.

10.07.2020
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Abbott Backs Sen. Cornyn’s ‘Eliminate The Digital Divide Act’ Broadband Legislation

This legislation would expand broadband access across the country by sending federal dollars to the states for the purpose of developing programs that fund broadband projects in underserved areas. 

10.06.2020
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BRADY BRIEFING: Commitment to America

To confront the challenges faced by the Coronavirus pandemic, Congress must work with President Trump to support real, meaningful legislation that will help our country continue on the path towards strength and recovery.

10.06.2020
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Texas Office of the Attor­ney Gen­er­al Appoints Brent Web­ster as First Assis­tant Attor­ney General

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the appointment of Brent Webster as First Assistant Attorney General.

10.06.2020
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Cmr. George P. Bush: Texas GLO Hits 2,000 Homes and Counting 

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush recently announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) has completely rebuilt more than 2,000 homes for Texas families through the Homeowner Assistance Program.

10.06.2020
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10.21.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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10.20.2020
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10.19.2020
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