Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the TWC has applied for additional unemployment benefit funding made available through President Trump's Lost Wage Assistance Executive Order.
38% of All "Likely U.S. Voters" – including 20% of Democrats overall – believe Nominee Joe Biden suffers from some form of Dementia, and 61% think its important for him to address the issue publicly. Even 49% of Democrats think it’s likely his vice president will become president within the next four years.
When asked which is closer to their own thinking, 50% of "Likely U.S. Voters" say that police should crack down on the violence & protests to bring them to an end, including 47% of Unaffiliated Voters who think police should crack down on the protests.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in his new op-ed in Newsweek praised the Trump administration for taking action last week to prevent the expiration of an arms embargo this October and urged the administration to invoke the snapback mechanism in the UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2231.
Texas Att. Gen. Ken Paxton filed a 'Friend-of-the-Court' brief with the Texas Supreme Court urging the court to override a Trial Court Order that unlawfully prevented the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District from resuming in-person, on-campus operations and teacher trainings just days before the start of the school year.
After President Trump signed an Aug. 8th Executive Memorandum in the face of Congressional Democrat's inaction, $300 in Extended Unemployment Benefits are slated to be included as part of the program's weekly payments by the end of this month said the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA,) which is distributing the funds.
Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) led 21 Members of Congress in a letter urging DHS Acting Secretary, Chad Wolf, to reexamine cross border “essential travel” COVID-19 guidelines and to swiftly close any exploited travel loopholes.
A whopping 634 negative statements were made about President Donald Trump between June 1st - July 31st, while just 34 positive statements were made. “That’s not 'news reporting' — that’s a negative advertising campaign in action. There’s never been anything like it,” said Media Research Center's Research Director, Rich Noyes.
Information is useless without action. The largest counties in Texas have recently sent taxpayers new information on how to analyze the level of taxes you pay, and now is the time to get involved.
"The legislature will take this issue up next session, but in the meantime, the Texas Department of Public Safety will stand in the gap to protect our Capital City," said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today following the Austin City Council's decision to cut $150 million from the Austin Police Department's budget.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) this week sent a letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf requesting an update on the implementation of Non-Intrusive Inspection (NII) technology at the southern border.
The number of laid-off workers applying for Weekly Unemployment Aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time in 20 Weeks . While COVID-19 continues to debilitate the U.S. economy, the decline may suggest jobs across the U.S. are rebounding as layoffs slow, or are being reversed nationwide.
Why, when so much of what dominates our national discussion today is the alleged importance of elimination of racism and sexism, is there open and unabashed talk about how sexism and racism must be the basis for choosing the candidate for the nation's second-highest office?
The Act also directs coordination between the Department of Justice and the Department of Veterans Affairs on the program. The bill received a letter of support from 44 attorneys general in November 2019.
In his work to address the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 CoronaVirus on a National & Global Basis – while championing important legislation to assist those most vulnerable to its impacts such as women, children and displaced individuals – Cong. Michael McCaul talked about his important "Preventing Terrorism Abroad to Keep Americans Safe at Home" effort earlier this week.
A Rasmussen Reports Presidential Approval Poll on Monday significantly damages the media narrative portraying President Donald Trump as wildly unpopular and all but certain to lose to Democrat Joe Biden in November. In fact, the survey finds President Trump’s approval is much higher than Barack Obama's 44% rating during the same period in his 1st term in office.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) sent a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper raising concerns about the Department of Defense’s (DOD) overt religious discrimination, specifically pointing to the DOD’s decision to remove Lt. Col. Lorenzen as a presenter for the U.S. Marine Corps’ annual training simply because he is a religious individual.
The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) guidance for opening public schools in Texas for the 2020-21 school year remains the same as announced two weeks ago. This guidance followed a letter issued jointly by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker, and Chairs of the Senate and House Education Committees.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China . . . Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe.