Centering on the largest jury award in Bexar County, Texas, history – a stunning $740 million – the Texas Supreme Court is set to hear a 1st Amendment case today that holds potential wide-ranging implications for future Freedom of the Press considerations and what kinds of information can be kept secret from the public.
About 1-in-7 people need blood when entering a hospital, so we can truly benefit from organizations like the Coastal Bend Blood Center by doing our part to raise awareness – and by participating in blood donations. Over 150 people a day are needed to donate blood to meet South Texas' needs.
Senator Ted Cruz: “Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court. Judge Barrett has impeccable credentials.
The bill builds on the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 to further improve workers’ long-term financial wellbeing.
Senator Bettencourt (R-Houston) is asking Harris County Clerk Hollins for clarification on his vote count reporting.
Governor Greg Abbott Sunday announced that the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) is establishing an alternate care site in El Paso to expand hospital capacity in the region. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activated additional resources to help combat COVID-19 in the El Paso region.
In each of the cases, ICE officials had requested the illegal immigrants be turned over to them. All of those arrested had been set free by the sanctuary state of California, ICE said. “Unfortunately, certain local politicians – including many in California – continue to put politics over public safety and fulfilling our mission to protect our communities,” said Acting ICE Sect. Chad Wolf.
President Donald Trump has now pulled ahead of Democrat Joe Biden in the key swing states of both Florida & North Carolina according to separate Rasmussen polls this week – states critical to whether President Trump is reelected to the presidency or not.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has secured 2.8 million doses of flu vaccine for the Texas Vaccines for Children Program and the new Adult Influenza Vaccine Initiative.
Rapper 50 Cent filled the media void this week by exposing Joe Biden's supposed "Soak the Rich" tax plan. He clearly understands that when he faces significantly higher taxes, he'll have less money to invest in his myriad business interests or spend on fancy cars – hurting millions of middle-class workers in the Entertainment & Automotive Industries.
President Donald Trump would continue to cut Americans’ taxes in a 2nd term, while Democrat Joe Biden would significantly increase them if elected. Biden also proposes a laundry list of spending increases that would expand government and quickly eat through the revenue raised by his taxes – including an estimated $3 trillion on the so-called "Green New Deal."
“Make no mistake – if Democrats win the election, they will end the filibuster and pack the Supreme Court, expanding the number of justices to advance their radical political agenda and entrench their power for generations," said Sen. Ted Cruz, introducing two proposals to maintain the number of justices on the bench, preserve the integrity and independence of the Supreme Court, and protect Americans’ Constitutional Liberties.
The ongoing legal dispute involves the largest trade secrets award in the history of Bexar County, $706 million. "As such, the Houston Forward Times, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, and all those supporting the sanctity of the U.S. Constitution turn to the Texas Supreme Court and anxiously await its decision in this critical case."
The criteria includes tax policy, overall state spending levels, handling of COVID-19 funds, union regulations, health and welfare spending, school choice, and other education policies.
Twitter is behaving as if its Joe Biden’s press secretary. It is censorship. It is wrong. "It’s not their role to determine who gets to speak and who doesn’t. And by the way, if the emails are fake, you know what? The New York Post can be sued for defamation."
“Compared to a world where Hillary Clinton might have been president, the Oil & Gas Industry has fared spectacularly under President Trump,” said Rapidan Energy Group's Bob McNally, expressing his concerns over what might be undone should Democrat Joe Biden become president. “We didn’t just dodge a bullet – we dodged a salvo of cannonballs.”
"Rebeca Huddle's story truly represents the American dream. She's a 1st generation American whose tireless work and sharp legal mind demonstrates an extensive and accomplished record – both in public service and private practice," said Governor Abbott during an El Paso press conference announcing his appointment of Huddle to the Texas Supreme Court.
As early voting began across Texas Tuesday, political campaigns shifted into over-drive for the last three weeks of the campaign. In Cong. Michael McCaul's case, that means having a campaign team that speaks more than 10 different languages – some of which are more common in the 10th Congressional District of Texas than they are anywhere else in the nation.
“We saw the Democrats try to redefine what 'packing the court' means this week, and it was a very concerted effort. The big news out of yesterday is, the Democrats surrendered, they've given up. By midday, they were all gone. There were only two Democrats in the entire, empty hearing room."