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Sen. Cruz Cosponsors Bipartisan Senate Bill to Help Families of First Responders Lost to COVID-19 Access Public Service Benefits

A bipartisan group of senators is working to ensure families of public safety officers lost to COVID-19 can quickly access survivor benefits.

05.06.2020
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Bernie Sanders Advisers Form Super PAC to Back Biden, Push Him Further Left

"Over the last five years, the progressive movement has had tremendous success in changing the Democrat party. All that success means little if we don’t elect the candidates we've pushed, and continue to push, to be more progressive,” said Bernie Sanders's 2016 and 2020 senior campaign adviser Jeff Weaver.

05.01.2020
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Sen. Cruz Calls on Attorney General Barr to Investigate Local Officials Abusing Power, Targeting Religious Communities

In response to a disturbing trend of pandemic authoritarianism, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), called on Attorney General Bill Barr to investigate state and local officials who target and discriminate against religious communities under the guise of protecting public health.

04.30.2020
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BRADY: State & Local Governments Have Received Over $765 Billion in Federal CoronaVirus Funding

Congress has focused on comprehensive aid to the American people, to small businesses, and to state and local governments and communities. Those efforts include more than $765 billion in coronavirus-related spending supporting state and local governments and communities.

04.30.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For Six Texas Counties Following Severe Weather

 The Governor has authorized the use of all available resources of state government and of political subdivisions to aid in response efforts.

04.30.2020
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Sen. Cruz, Colleagues Urge Secretaries of Defense, the Interior to Support the Development of Domestic Rare Earths Supply Chain Critical to National Defense, Reducing Dependency on China

It is clear that our dependence on China for vital rare earths threatens our U.S. manufacturing and defense industrial base.  . .“China represents a significant and growing risk to the supply of materials deemed strategic and critical to U.S. national security.”

04.29.2020
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Governor Abbott Announces Phase One To Open Texas, Establishes Statewide Minimum Standard Health Protocols

Governor Greg Abbott has announced the first phase of the State of Texas' ongoing plan to safely and strategically open Texas while minimizing the spread of COVID-19.

04.28.2020
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Supplemental Security Income Recipients, Act Now – Go to IRS.gov – A Message from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul

SSI recipients who have dependent children and did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes need to act by Tuesday, May 5, in order to receive additional payments for their eligible children quickly.  

04.27.2020
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AG Pax­ton Files Law­suit to Halt Decep­tive Robocallers

 LeadGen is not sponsored by or affiliated with the federal government. Several of the deceptive robocalls made by LeadGen reached Texans who registered their telephone number on the federal and/or Texas do-not-call lists.  

04.27.2020
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Sens. Cruz, Cramer, Colleagues Urge the Trump Administration & Federal Reserve to Make Credit Facilities Accessible to Domestic Energy Producers

Senators sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell urging them to make credit facilities accessible to domestic energy producers.

04.24.2020
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Governor Abbott, Judge Sydney Murphy Provide Update On Polk County Recovery Efforts

Governor Greg Abbott and Polk County Judge Sydney Murphy issued a joint statement in response to the severe tornado, that touched down in Polk County last night — that Texas and Polk County officials are working collaboratively on recovery efforts and providing resources for residents of Onalaska, Livingston, and other communities that suffered severe damage.

04.23.2020
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Sen. Cruz Comments on Passage of Legislation to Provide Additional COVID-19 Relief

The Paycheck Protection Program has provided significant relief to American small businesses and hardworking men and women who are hurting badly as a result of this unprecedented economic devastation.

04.23.2020
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Governor Abbott Provides Update On Job Openings In Texas, Resources For Texans Seeking Employment

Governor Greg Abbott provided an update on job openings in the Lone Star State and outlined resources for Texans seeking employment due to the economic effects of COVID-19.

04.22.2020
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Governor Abbott, Texas National Guard Announce COVID-19 Mobile Testing Sites

The Texas National Guard will be mobilizing more than 1,200 personnel as part of COVID-19 mobile testing teams (MTT) in various parts of the state providing greater access to medical testing.

04.21.2020
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Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Orders Establishing Strike Force To Open Texas

Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference where he issued three new Executive Orders to begin the process of reopening the State of Texas's economy while revising hospital capacity and certain social distancing guidelines.

04.18.2020
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Democrats Continue to Block Badly Needed Recovery Funds for Nation's Employees, Small Businesses

“It's absolutely surreal to see Democrat leaders treat support for America's Workers & Small Businesses as something they need to be goaded — goaded into supporting,” said Senate Leader Mitch McConnell incredulously, responding to Speaker Nancy Pelosi's comments for further delay. "This should be above politics."

04.17.2020
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Olson Statement on OPEC Agreement to End Oil Market Manipulation

The OPEC agreement is welcome news to a crippled energy industry in Texas and throughout the United States.

04.17.2020
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Bauer: Signs of Hope Begin to Appear in the CoronaVirus Fight

We're not out of the woods yet, but all over the country hospitalizations & deaths are well below what experts and their models predicted. The president says we need to get the country back to work, that America can't remain closed much longer. But the left is setting impossible standards.

04.17.2020
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Sen. Cruz Vows to Hold Chinese Officials Involved in Coronavirus Coverup Accountable

Senator Cruz slammed the Chinese Communist Party for its culpability in allowing the coronavirus to become a global pandemic and vowed to hold Chinese officials accountable for endangering millions of lives around the world.

04.14.2020
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