Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) called for rural communities to receive equal access to the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.
Providing for our nation’s defense is Congress’ most important duty, and the NDAA has passed with bipartisan support for the past 59 years.
Governor Greg Abbott announced on December 1st that Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will relocate its global headquarters to Spring, Texas from San Jose, California. The headquarters will be located in a new state-of-the-art campus that will open in early 2022, building upon the company's established presence in the state of Texas.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced today that he has appointed Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr., D-Brownsville, to serve as vice chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Sen. Lucio replaces Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen.
Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) recently acted to provide critical funding for our military and Texas first responders by voting in support of H.R. 6395, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2021.
Toys for Tots is a nationwide campaign, and has very strong Texas roots and participation in the Corpus Christi, Port Aransas and Coastal Bend areas. The initiative began in 1947 when Marine Major Bill Hendricks collected and donated 5,000 toys to children in their city.
Sen. Cruz has been a leading advocate on efforts for the U.S. to withdraw from the OST. In 2017, he advanced language to the NDAA limiting funding for the treaty.
It's great to be back in Washington, D.C. serving TX-25! I'm ready to hit the ground running to deliver more COVID-19 relief for our Texan families and businesses, and to protect our American values under Speaker Pelosi's radical Democrat Majority.23
"The Air Force will find no better location for the U.S. Space Command than Port San Antonio," said Texas Governor Greg Abbott, after the Department of the U.S. Air Force selected San Antonio as one of the six finalists for the U.S. Space Command Headquarters.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement on the Air Force’s announcement that San Antonio, Texas has been selected as one of the of six finalist locations to host the U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) headquarters following the evaluation phase of the selection process.
The law also prohibits abortions once the baby’s heartbeat becomes detectable, a universal indicator of life.
“This settlement is a victory for honest business and customers, as well as a stern warning to any companies who attempt to cover their mistakes at the expense of consumer choice,” said Attorney General Ken Paxton, who joined over 30 other Attorneys General to settle Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle customers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones.
Texas added 136,300 jobs over the past month, and the Texas unemployment rate fell from 8.3% in September to 6.9% in October. "The job growth we've seen over the past 6 months shows an enduring strength in our state’s economy,” said Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Bryan Daniel.
"The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has taken extraordinary measures to protect inmates from COVID-19, and they must be able retain flexibility," said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, commending the U.S. Supreme Court for denying inmates’ request to re-impose burdensome COVID-19 requirements that unnecessarily exceeded professional measures already implemented by TDCJ.
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division set a new record by collecting more than $4.8 billion in child support for the state fiscal year 2020.
“I don’t make comments without having the evidence to back it up,” said attorney Sidney Powell, who recently joined President Donald Trump’s legal team. Whistleblowers are coming forward with “so much evidence I feel like it’s coming in through a fire hose,” Powell said.
Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian participated in the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) virtual annual meeting. At the meeting, Christian was selected to be Vice Chairman of the Commission, serving under Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt.
The Texas Comptroller’s office ranked as a Top 10 large-sized employer in the Austin American Statesman’s 2020 Top Workplaces of Greater Austin survey.
"We're going to win Wisconsin. Arizona, it'll be down to 8,000 votes – if we can do an audit, we'll be in good shape," the president said. "Georgia, we're going to win because now we have hand-counting. Hand-counting is the best. To do a spin of the machine doesn't mean anything," said President Trump in an exclusive interview with the Washington Examiner's Byron York.
Gov. Greg Abbott announced today that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is allocating an initial shipment of Bamlanivimab, the Eli Lilly & Company monoclonal antibody therapy, to be distributed as early as next week to acute care hospitals across every geographic region of the state.