On the Record

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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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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in September

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar: State sales tax revenue totaled $2.57 billion in September, 6.1 percent less than in September 2019. The majority of September sales tax revenue is based on sales made in August and remitted to the agency in September.

10.05.2020
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Sen. Cruz To James Comey: You Were Either Deliberately Corrupt or Woefully Incompetent

 U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, questioned former FBI Director James Comey at a full committee hearing examining his role in the Crossfire Hurricane investigation and the FBI’s FISA abuses.

10.01.2020
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Abbott Requests Major Disaster Declaration from White House for Hurricanes Laura & Hanna

Governor Greg Abbott sent letters to President Donald Trump requesting a major disaster declaration for Texas counties to assist in recovery efforts following Hurricanes Laura and Hanna. 

10.01.2020
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Sen. Dawn Buckingham: ​​​​​​​I Stand with President Trump - We're for Jobs, Not Mobs!

The winner of the first Presidential debate could not be more clear: President Donald Trump. After being in office for over 40 years, Joe Biden still does not have the solutions to the issues we currently face.

10.01.2020
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Cong. McCaul Hosts 11th Annual Childhood Cancer Summit Virtually

Nearly 16,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year in the U.S. That's why Congressman Michael McCaul founded the Congressional Childhood Cancer Caucus to ensure these children and their families were represented in Congress.

10.01.2020
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HUNTER: Let's Help Boost National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Cancer Institute, cancer death rates for children have declined, but still remains the leading cause of death among children. Its estimated that in 2020, approximately 11,050 children under the age of 15 will be newly diagnosed with cancer.

09.29.2020
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Sen. Cruz Sets Record Straight on SCOTUS Precedent

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee made the case for moving swiftly in the Senate to confirm a Supreme Court Justice, noting that Democrats’ calls to keep a vacant seat on the Court are inconsistent with two centuries of historical precedent, the Constitution, and the will of the American people.

09.28.2020
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Texas GLO Reminds Coastal Texans: Hurricane Harvey Group Flood Insurance Policy to Expire October 24, 2020

The Texas General Land Office is reminding Texans who received federal assistance following Hurricane Harvey that Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) certificates are set to expire on Oct. 24, 2020.

09.28.2020
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Union Fights Against Stable, Secure Healthcare Benefits for Kroger Workers

With the height of the pandemic hopefully behind us, companies are moving on to the next challenge: ensuring long-term solvency and identifying incentives to help retain their workers. Unions pushing to overpromise and underfund their wage or benefit packages won't help.

09.25.2020
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Giant Salvinia Rebounds on Lake Athens and Lake Gilmer

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) confirmed the resurgence of giant salvinia on Lake Athens and Lake Gilmer. Giant salvinia, a highly invasive, free-floating aquatic fern that can double in size in less than a week under ideal growing conditions, is a major threat to aquatic ecosystems in Texas.

09.25.2020
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Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Governor’s Commission for Women

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Cynthia Conroy, Sasha Crane, and Ashlee Kleinert to the Governor's Commission for Women for terms set to expire on December 31, 2021.

09.25.2020
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Cong. Carter: Our Republican Party's Commitment to America

House Republicans introduced our Commitment to America – It's a promise to the American People to Restore Our Way of Life, Rebuild Our Economy, and Renew the American Dream.

09.24.2020
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Congressman Thornberry Introduces the "Accurate Weather for Public Safety Act"

This bill allows the National Weather Service (NWS) to protect the weather observation stations in the same way the Department of Defense (DOD) does by requiring wind energy producers to receive an evaluation prior to the development of a wind farm.

09.24.2020
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Sen. Cruz Denounces Democrats’ Efforts to Politicize Supreme Court

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), on the Senate floor objected to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s amendment to a bipartisan resolution, proposed by Senate Republicans, to commemorate the life and service of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and instead offered an alternative amendment to protect the integrity of the Supreme Court.

09.24.2020
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“Powering Your Community – Eagle Ford & Laredo”

Congressman Henry Cuellar, State Representative J.M. Lozano and Webb County Judge Tano Tijerina headlined the TXOGA latest virtual energy summit, Powering Your Community – Eagle Ford & Laredo.

09.24.2020
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With Unemployment Rate Dropping Texas will not Receive HUP Extension

With Texas’ unemployment rate falling to 6.8 percent, Texas will no longer have access to additional unemployment insurance benefits that would have kicked in after traditional benefits and extended benefits (EB) under the CARES Act are exhausted

09.24.2020
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11.24.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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11.23.2020
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11.23.2020
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