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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Low Interest Rate, High Demand for Texas Short-Term Notes

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today's sale of $7.2 billion in Texas Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRAN) received a net interest rate of 0.248 percent.

08.20.2020
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AG Pax­ton: Defund­ing Police is a Dan­ger­ous Invi­ta­tion to Fur­ther Divi­sion and Lawlessness 

Austin mayor and city council on their police department’s budget is no more than a political haymaker driven by the pressures of cancel culture.

08.20.2020
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Rep. Williams Announces $1.8 Million FEMA Grant for Texas Department of Public Safety

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today announced a $1,823,862 award for the Texas Department of Public Safety from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

08.20.2020
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TWC Approves an Additional $5 million for use in Skills Development Funds

The TWC has approved an additional $5 million from the SDF to be used to support training in high demand occupations with priority given to training in the healthcare, manufacturing and IT sectors in direct response to needs identified by COVID-19.

08.19.2020
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Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, Speaker Bonnen Announce Legislative Response to Cities 'Defunding the Police'

With this proposal, any city that defunds its police department will have its property tax revenue frozen at the current level.

08.18.2020
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CRUZ: Given Choice Between American Men & Women and the Radical Mob, Democrats ‘Side With the Mob’

After Monday's first night of the 2020 Democrat Convention, “Bernie Sanders stood up there and said, ‘Our Radical Socialist Agenda has won. We have taken over the Democrat Party, and Joe Biden is ours.’ That really underscores the stakes of this election," said Sen. Ted Cruz.

08.18.2020
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TWC Investigating Potential Fraud Cases

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is working to address a potential fraud situation after the agency’s investigators confirmed changes to claimant's accounts indicating suspicious activity.

08.18.2020
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Response to Senate Democrat Caucus Letter on Confederate Monuments and Symbols

"Democrats voted for, and in some cases paid for, and built all of the Confederate monuments at the Capitol and decided on all of the paintings in the Capitol for most of the state’s history."

08.18.2020
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Democrat's 'Lust for Power' Drives 'Black Lives Matter,' 'Antifa' to Tear Down, Destroy America

"You don't see it (the rioting's violent reality) on the network's Nightly News Shows, and yet Americans hear about all these supposedly 'peaceful demonstrators.' It's just a lie – the American people are being told a lie by the media," said U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Sunday.

08.17.2020
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Sen Bettencourt and Creighton Speak Out Against Judge Hidalgo’s Plan to Prevent In Classroom Instruction

Senator Bettencourt (R-Houston) and Senator Creighton (R-Conroe) are continuing their push that real Texas Medical Center data shapes the public policy discussion regarding reopening schools in local ISDs.

08.14.2020
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Governor Abbott Secures Extension Of Federally-Funded COVID-19 Testing Sites In Harris County

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has extended operations for four temporary COVID-19 surge testing sites in Harris County.

08.13.2020
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AG Pax­ton: Court Awards $16.5 Mil­lion to Tex­ans in Med­ic­aid Fraud Lawsuit

AG Ken Paxton announced that the 126th Judicial District Court of Travis County ordered final judgment against Dr. Richard Malouf holding him responsible for 1,842 unlawful acts under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act and liable for approximately $16.5 million to the State of Texas. 

08.13.2020
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BRADY BRIEFING: No Time for Partisan Delay

Instead of spending three trillion dollars on things like marijuana banking, early release for criminals, and sending checks to illegal immigrants, we must work together on smart, targeted policies that help American businesses and workers.

08.13.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Secure $1.1 Billion In Federal Funding For Nursing Facilities

QIPP provides performance incentive Medicaid payments to nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Medicaid and rewards quality improvements in staffing, infection control, and other key long-term care quality indicators. 

08.11.2020
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Carlos Martinez, President/CEO National Veterans Outreach Program Succumbs to COVID-19

The American GI Forum (AGIF) National Veterans Outreach program (NVOP) has lost Carlos Martinez, President and CEO, a visionary and an outstanding leader.

08.11.2020
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Olson and Fletcher Act to Expand Debt Forgiveness for Small Businesses Among Pandemic

This legislation extends the six months of debt forgiveness provided by the CARES Act for small businesses that have previously received Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans.

08.11.2020
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Rep. Williams Urges Secretary Perdue to Provide Greater Flexibility for Farmers and Ranchers During COVID-19

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the USDA to reevaluate losses for livestock and crops through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).

08.11.2020
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GALLUP: 81% of Black Americans Say Don't 'Defund the Police'

The overwhelming majority of Black Americans – who Black Lives Matter, Antifa and various other celebrities presume to speak for – do not want Police "Defunded" or "Abolished," says a Wednesday Gallup Poll that finds only 19% of Black Adults want their Local Police to spend less time in their community – in fact, 61% want Police to spend the same amount of time in their area.

08.07.2020
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Rasmussen Poll: Most 'Likely U.S. Voters' See Violent "Peaceful Protests" as Primarily 'Criminal in Nature'

A newly released Rasmussen Poll shows most "Likely U.S. Voters" believe that the violent & destructive protesters are criminals, and they view the Democrat leaders in big cities like Portland & Seattle as bringing the ongoing violence upon themselves. Even a surprising 70% of Minority Voters other than Blacks say the mob violence is largely criminal.

08.05.2020
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