On the Record

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Texas Comptroller’s Office Launches Matagorda Bay Economic and Ecological Resources Report  

This project, the Matagorda Bay Ecosystem Assessment, will collect information on key species and habitats to support their ongoing conservation while also identifying potential impacts to the continued development of the Texas economy.

02.25.2020
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Gov. Abbott Establishes Customized Clemency Application for Survivors of Human Trafficking & Domestic Abuse

Human trafficking and domestic violence often lead victims down a path of offenses that entraps them in a vicious cycle of abuse and associated crime. 

02.25.2020
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Texas Tuition Promise Fund Enrollment Deadline Approaches 

The Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state’s prepaid college tuition program, allows participants to prepay undergraduate resident tuition and schoolwide required fees by purchasing tuition

02.21.2020
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RRC Sends Good News to City of Gorman

Texas Railroad Commission has notified Gorman city leaders they can move forward with any potential plans to revitalize a once-popular lake

02.21.2020
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Gun Rights Advocates Unite Behind Isaac Campaign

Carrie Isaac understands that the Second Amendment shouldn't be trampled on and that your Second Amendment rights are not the cause of crime in this country.

02.21.2020
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Senator Hinojosa Receives the "Border Super Hero Award" from the Border Prosecution Unit

Senator Hinojosa was instrumental and led the effort alongside Governor Rick Perry in 2009 to create and fund the BPU

02.20.2020
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Speaker Bonnen Appoints New Representatives to House Committees

Following last Tuesday's swearing-in ceremonies, Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen today issued committee assignments for newly-elected State Representatives

02.20.2020
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Texans for Lawsuit Reform Endorses Dan Flynn for Reelection in HD 2

“Dan Flynn has devoted his life to public service through his service in the U.S. Army, Texas Army National Guard, Texas State Guard and in the Texas House of Representatives.

02.20.2020
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Early Voting Starts Today!

Early voting ends on February 28. Voters are urged to vote early if they wish to avoid lines on Election Day.

02.18.2020
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AG Pax­ton: California’s Trav­el Ban Under­mines Nation­al Uni­ty

California is attempting to punish Texans for respecting the right of conscience for foster care and adoption providers.

02.18.2020
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Governor Abbott at President Trump’s USMCA Ceremonial Bill Signing in Washington D.C.

The USMCA also allows Texas increased access to trade with Mexico and Canada, the state's two largest export partners.

02.18.2020
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Railroad Commissioners Act to Help Boost Energy Production in Texas

The RRC rule amendments adopted by Commissioners go into effect March 3, 2020

02.14.2020
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Grand Opening of the Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home in Houston

This Veterans Home will give military Veterans a beautiful new place to call home.”

02.14.2020
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President Trump Endorses August Pfluger for Congress in Texas Dist. 11

Donald J. Trump offered his full support and endorsement to Lt. Col. August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) in the Republican Primary for Texas’ 11th Congressional District.

02.14.2020
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Comptroller Distributes $1.04 Billion in Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $1.04 billion in local sales tax allocations.

02.12.2020
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Lt. Gov. Patrick Appoints Dr. Ambrosio "Amos" Hernandez to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appoints Dr. Ambrosio "Amos" Hernandez, Mayor of Pharr, to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

02.12.2020
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Babin Honors the Life and Service of Deputy Richard Whitten

Deputy Richard Whitten succumbed to complications of a gunshot wound on Monday evening.

02.10.2020
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Railroad Commission Adopts New Pipeline Safety Rules

"The Railroad Commission's highest priority is public safety," said RRC's Executive Director Wei Wang.

02.10.2020
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AG Paxton Defends Electoral College at Fifth Circuit

“Only an amendment to the Constitution can change or eliminate the stable and successful presidential election system designed by our Founders."

02.07.2020
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Gallup Poll Gives President Trump Highest Economic Approval Ranking of Any President in Past 20 Years

Trump earns highest economic approval ranking since President George W. Bush peaked at 72% immediately following 9/11 in October 2001. President Obama's support for his stewardship of the economy topped out at 59% in February 2009, the first month of his presidency.

02.07.2020
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AG Paxton Joins Brief Protecting the Right to Life for Down Syndrome Babies

“As fetal screening technology advances, the risk of eugenics-minded abortion unfortunately expands as well."

02.04.2020
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Governor Abbott Applauds Trump Administration’s Approval Of Texas Women’s Health Program

"The Lone Star State is once again in partnership with the federal government to provide meaningful family planning and health services while fostering a culture of life," said Governor Abbott.

02.04.2020
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Gov. Abbott On Austin Stabbing

"City of Austin leaders have allowed lawlessness throughout the capital city that is resulting in violence against Austin residents, including those who are homeless."

01.27.2020
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04.07.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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04.06.2020
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03.30.2020