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Lifelong Democrat Mayors from Northern Minnesota Now Back Trump for Re-Election

"Today, we don't recognize the Democratic Party. Its been moved so far to the left it can no longer claim to be advocates of the working class. Lifelong politicians like Joe Biden are out of touch with the working class, out of touch with what the country needs, and out of touch with those of us here in..."

08.28.2020
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Lt. Gov. Patrick Cites Trump’s Vision, Record & Commitment to America in Speech to Council for National Policy

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick spoke to the Council on National Policy yesterday prior to President Donald J. Trump’s speech to the organization.

08.25.2020
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Comm. Bush, GLO Reopens Homeowner Assistance Program for City of Houston

"Houston homeowners who are still in need of Hurricane Harvey assistance to repair or rebuild their homes are encouraged to apply," said Texas General Land Commissioner George P. Bush. "Our GLO focus is to spread word to Houstonians in need: Help is here to repair homes and rebuild lives."

08.25.2020
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BRADY: Speaker Pelosi, Stop Sabotaging Economy with Post Office "Conspiracy"

While small businesses are closing and workers are losing jobs – and despite sending members home before we passed meaningful relief legislation – Speaker Pelosi is willing to call an “emergency session” to address a manufactured crisis.

08.25.2020
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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Applaud President Trump’s Emergency Declaration Approval for Texas

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (and John Cornyn yesterday sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump thanking him for his approval of Governor Greg Abbott’s request for an emergency declaration and warning Texans to be prepared ahead of tropical storms Marco and Laura threatening the Texas Gulf Coast.

08.25.2020
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Texas Unemployment Falls 3rd Straight Month in July to 8.0%

In July, Texas saw a decrease in the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate to 8.0%. This is the third consecutive monthly decrease and the lowest rate since March 2020 when the Texas economy was initially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

08.21.2020
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Cong. Conaway: Democrats' Baseless Post Office Conspiracy Theory... & More

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy agreed to testify before the House Oversight Committee next Monday to discuss the challenges USPS faces, yet Speaker Pelosi won’t allow us the chance to hear from Mr. DeJoy before we have to take this vote.

08.21.2020
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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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