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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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Patrick Offers Up to $1 Million in Rewards for Voter Fraud, Verification of Mail-In Ballot Irregularities

“President Trump’s pursuit of voter fraud is not only essential to determine the outcome of this election, its essential to maintain our democracy and restore faith in future elections,” said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick earlier this week, announcing he will pay up to $1 million to incentivize, encourage and reward people to come forward and report voter fraud.

11.13.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Statement On Texas House Speaker Race

Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement congratulating Representative Dade Phelan on securing the necessary votes to become the next Speaker of the Texas House.

11.13.2020
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Sen. Cruz: The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want To Let Process Play Out

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and former member of the legal defense team for President George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore – this week appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Hugh Hewitt Show’ to discuss the ongoing election litigation process . . .

11.13.2020
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Pete Sessions: Thank You!

Victory for TX-17! Tuesday night was a great night for us and the victory we accomplished for the Republican Party. 

11.09.2020
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in October

The majority of October sales tax revenue is based on sales made in September and remitted to the agency in October.

11.09.2020
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'If the Voters that We KNOW are Still Out There Actually Show Up ON Election Day, President Trump has 4 More Years,” says Stepien

If President Trump's supporters turn out on Election Day in the large numbers forecasters project, “It’s pretty simple. If the voters that we KNOW are still out there for Election Day actually show up ON Election Day, President Trump has four more years,” Trump's campaign manager said earlier today.

11.02.2020
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RASMUSSEN: Trump Builds 3% Arizona & Ohio Leads as 52% of 'Likely Voters' Now Approve of Job Performance

Just days before Election Day, President Trump has moved into a 3% lead over Joe Biden in both keys states of Arizona & Ohio, while new a Rasmussen Report's Daily Tracking Poll says 52% of "Likely Voters" now approve of the president’s job performance, while 47% disapprove.

11.02.2020
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Hillary Says: "We're Going to Have to Move Quickly on Everything" After Biden Is Elected

Hillary Clinton said Guns & the 2nd Amendment would be a key target of a Democrat-run Washington under President Joe Biden – adding, "One of the areas we'll have to move quickly on is the courts. We're gonna have to move quickly on everything – Election Reform, Climate Change... everything we care about,” said Clinton.

10.30.2020
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U.S. Customs & Border Protection Chief Blasts Twitter for Blocking His Pro-Border Wall Posts

"This censorship goes against the very ideas this great nation was founded on, as well as the rights many men & women have given their lives to preserve. Twitter blatantly censors free & open communication simply because they don’t like the message,” said acting Customs & Border Protection Chief Mark Morgan, after his Twitter account was locked for updating advances in the Border Wall's construction.

10.30.2020
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Congressman Carter Reports on Texas' 31st District

One of my favorite parts of my job is visiting with young people and hearing what matters to them. I had the opportunity to virtually visit with high school students from Rogers ISD.

10.30.2020
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BRADY: How I'm Strengthening Americans' Retirement Security

"Ensuring Americans have the resources they need for a prosperous retirement is a bi-partisan priority, and I’m committed to further improving workers’ long-term financial wellbeing," said Texas Cong. Kevin Brady of his legislation to help Americans approach old age with confidence after decades of hard work and sacrifice.

10.29.2020
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Joe Biden Cannot Keep His Tax Promises 

With less than a week before the 2020 presidential election, one thing is perfectly clear: If Joe Biden wins, he cannot keep his tax promises.

10.29.2020
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Gov. Abbott Applauds Amy Coney Barrett's U.S. Supreme Court Confirmation

Justice Barrett is a tremendous jurist and a person of the highest character who will adhere to the Constitution and faithfully serve the American people.

10.27.2020
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Updates on Texas Tuition Promise Fund® and Texas Match the Promise Foundation Webinar

Texas Tuition Promise Fund®, the state's tax-advantaged prepaid college tuition plan, and the Texas Match the Promise Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity offer scholarship opportunities to eligible participants in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund.

10.27.2020
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Sen. Cruz Cosponsors Legislation to Designate Ports-to-Plains Corridor as Future Interstate

Ports-to-Plains Highway Act, legislation introduced by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) to designate the portion of the Ports-to-Plains Corridor from Laredo, Texas up to Denver, Colorado, as a future addition to the interstate highway system.

10.26.2020
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Blue States Should Set Their Own Houses in Order

If federal taxpayers bail out these states, there will be no internal political pressure for them to set their houses in order and start behaving with more fiscal prudence.

10.26.2020
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05.10.2021

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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