On the Record

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Rep. Williams Calls for Rural Communities to Receive Equal Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) called for rural communities to receive equal access to the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available.

12.10.2020
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Brady: “Providing for Our Nation’s Defense is Congress’ Most Important Duty.”

Providing for our nation’s defense is Congress’ most important duty, and the NDAA has passed with bipartisan support for the past 59 years.

12.10.2020
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ICYMI - Governor Abbott Announces Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global Headquarters Relocation To Texas

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. 

12.10.2020
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Appoints Lucio Vice Chairman of Senate Finance Committee

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.

12.10.2020
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Olson Provides Rescue Support for Local Responders Through Access to Critical Military High Water Rescue Vehicles for Texas

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.

12.10.2020
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HUNTER: Toys for Tots is a Great Place to Bring the Joy of Christmas to Needy Children

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.

12.08.2020
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Sen. Cruz Applauds United States’ Withdrawal From the Open Skies Treaty

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.

11.24.2020
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Back in Washington to protect our American values

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

11.24.2020
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Abbott: San Antonio Selected as Finalist For U.S. Space Command Headquarters

"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.

11.23.2020
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Sen. Cruz Applauds Air Force Selection of San Antonio as Finalist to Host 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.

11.23.2020
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AG Pax­ton Joins 18-State Coali­tion to Pro­tect Unborn Babies from Dis­crim­i­na­to­ry Abortion

The law also prohibits abortions once the baby’s heartbeat becomes detectable, a universal indicator of life.  

11.23.2020
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Pax­ton Announces $113 Mil­lion Set­tle­ment with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

“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.

11.20.2020
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Texas Adds 118,100 Jobs During Month of October

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.

11.20.2020
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Supreme Court Backs Paxton, Texas Dept. of Crim­i­nal Justice in Suit Seeking Burdensome COVID-19 Requirements

"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.

11.19.2020
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AG Paxton’s Child Sup­port Divi­sion Sets New Record by Col­lect­ing $4.8 Bil­lion for Texas Children

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.

11.18.2020
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'We’re Getting Ready to Overturn Election Results in Multiple States,’ says Trump Campaign Attorney

“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.

11.18.2020
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RRC Commissioner Wayne Christian Selected as Vice Chairman of Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

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.

11.17.2020
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Texas Comptroller’s Office Honored as a Top Workplace in the Greater Austin Metro Area

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.

11.17.2020
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Trump Lays Out Path to Victory: "It's Probably Two, Three Weeks" Before We Know the Outcome, says President

"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.

11.13.2020
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ABBOTT: DSHS Announces COVID-19 Antibody Distribution to Hospitals Across Texas

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.

11.13.2020
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