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2020 Review: Socialism IS Rising – Thank You Democrats

If the past year's taught us anything, it’s that when government dictates how the economy is run, Americans suffer. But thanks to the Democrat Party, this was the year that "Democrat-Socialism" went mainstream.

01.04.2021
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Why Would Nylon Apparel-Maker North Face Criticize Oil & Gas Industry's Fight Against the CoronaVirus?

America has used oil & gas-based byproducts this year to control the COVID-19 CoronaVirus, mass produce Personal Protective Equipment and numerous other medical devices, and reach the temperatures necessary to store and transport vaccines shipped around the world. Why would North Face want to cut off their nose to spite their face in fighting this virus?

12.23.2020
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Joe Biden's 'New Ethics Rules': Is It OK to Laugh at Them?

“My son, my family will not be involved in any business, any enterprise that is in conflict with, or appears to be in conflict,” says ol' Scranton Joe. Given the recent and well-documented revelations of son Hunter's and the Biden Family's corruption, is it any wonder President Trump is seriously considering appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate them?

12.23.2020
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Texas 1st Lady Cecilia Abbott Announces GRACE’s Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking

Texas' 1st Lady Cecilia Abbott announced the "Governor's Response Against Child Exploitation" (GRACE) Initiative will be hosting a statewide "Week of Prayer to End Human Trafficking" January 11th-17th, 2021, in support of Human Trafficking Prevention Month and serve as a Call to Action for the faith-based community.

12.22.2020
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GINGRICH: Now They're Telling Us We are Undermining Democracy? Why I Will Not Give Up

Having spent more than four years watching the left #Resist President Donald Trump and focus entirely on undoing and undermining the 2016 Election, it took me several days to understand the depth of my own feelings. As I thought about it, I realized my anger and fear were not narrowly focused on the votes.

12.18.2020
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Lake Buchanan Designated as “Infested” with Zebra Mussels

TPWD has designated Lake Buchanan, located west of Burnet and north of Inks Lake in the Colorado River Basin, as “infested” with invasive zebra mussels. Infested status signifies that there is an established, reproducing population of zebra mussels in the lake.

12.17.2020
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Land Comm. George P. Bush Announces Winners of the 2020 'Save Texas History' Essay Contest

Commissioner George P. Bush announced the 4th and 7th-Grade winners of the 2020 Save Texas History Essay Contest, sponsored by the Texas General Land Office’s Save Texas History Program. 

12.14.2020
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A Spectrum of Free-Market Success

In his four years as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Pai’s free market, limited-government approach has driven a string of policy successes far too numerous for us to list in this TechByte.

12.11.2020
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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Announces Transfer of $2.3 Billion to State Highway and Rainy Day Funds

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he recently completed the transfer of $2.27 billion into the State Highway Fund (SHF) and the Economic Stabilization Fund (ESF; commonly known as the “Rainy Day Fund”). Each fund received more than $1.13 billion, or 50 percent of the total transfer.

12.11.2020
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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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05.10.2021

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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05.10.2021
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05.06.2021
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