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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Reps. Brady, Babin, Gohmert Urge U.S. Forest Service to Reopen Oil and Gas Development on Public Land in Texas

.....review of a United States Forest Service (USFS) proposal that would once again allow the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to make public land in Texas, that’s under Forest Service management, available for oil and gas development.

03.09.2020
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Working to Keep you Safe From Coronavirus

In Congress, we worked to provide more than $8 billion in federal resources to fight, prevent and treat coronavirus in the United States.

03.09.2020
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Here's How Much Americans Saved During 1st Year After Trump's Tax Cuts & Overhaul

Americans paid almost $64 billion less in Federal Income Taxes during the first year under the Republican tax overhaul signed in late 2017 by President Donald Trump. Taxpayers earning between $25,000 and $100,000 a year saw some of the sharpest drops. While President Donald Trump is pledging another Tax Cut for America's workers, Democrat's Presidential Candidates vow to increase taxes on 'the rich' and 'corporations'.

03.06.2020
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February Job Growth Smashes Expectations: U.S. Economy Adds 273,000 Jobs, after 175,000 Expected

December & January’s job growth numbers were revised upward by a total of 243,000 new jobs – and there's more good news for the market as well. The January & February gains tied for best months since May 2018, as the jobs numbers took on particular importance in February.

03.06.2020
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Babin Responds to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Developments

As of now, COVID-19 has spread to multiple countries, including the U.S., and has killed close to 3,000 people worldwide, mostly in China where the disease originated.

03.03.2020
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Brady Announces New Grant Funding for Rural Broadband in Texas

The co-op is focused on providing quality service at a reasonable price, bringing vital services to increase both the quality of life and economic health in the MidSouth service area.

03.03.2020
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Freedom Itself

The current debate between socialism versus capitalism is not merely about two economic ideas: it's about freedom itself.

03.03.2020
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Coronavirus ( COVID-19) Resources

The symptoms of the disease can range from mild to severe and include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. 

03.02.2020
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Congressman John Ratcliffe: Honoring Ultimate Sacrifice

The monument will be entirely sponsored by the Gold Star Mothers National Monument Foundation and will be built at no cost to taxpayers. It will be located in Washington.

03.02.2020
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Congressman Gohmert on H.R. 35

To amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.

02.28.2020
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Sen. Cruz Calls Out Activist Judges Working to Undermine Trump Administration’s Policies

“Last Friday, Justice Sonia Sotomayor made national news when she wrote a dissenting opinion in which she attacked her colleagues on the Supreme Court."

02.28.2020
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Babin Responds to Senate Democrats’ Refusal to Prevent Infanticide

Senate Democrats blocked a pair of pro-life bills from passing last night, including the Born-Alive Survivors Protection Act which would allow infants who are born after an attempted abortion to receive life-saving medical care.

02.27.2020
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Brady Opening Statement at Hearing on Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget with Health and Human Services Secretary Azar

Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on Proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget with Health and Human Services Secretary Azar.

02.27.2020
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Sen. Cruz: The Pro-Life Fight is Far From Over

 Now, more than ever, I remain committed to restore a culture where every human life is respected and protected as a precious gift from God.”

02.27.2020
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Bernie's 'Medicare for All' Costs? "Sanders' Claim is Not Mostly False. It Is Flatly Untrue."

Democrat-Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 'Medicare for All' cost estimates are "wildly disingenuous because they ignore or discount evidence about what such a program would do to the rest of the U.S. Health Care System." The government run single-payer plan would eliminate virtually all Private Health Insurance.

02.26.2020
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2 Florida Democrats Sue to Keep 'Independent' Bernie Sanders Off the State's Primary Ballot

Self-described Democrat-Socialist and Independent Bernie Sanders should not be allowed to run as a Democrat in Florida’s March 17th "closed" Presidential Primary, say two Florida Democrats who filed a lawsuit Monday to remove his name from the ballot. “Florida is a Closed Primary State, yet here we have someone who is an 'Independent' on the Democrat Ballot,” said attorney and former Tallahassee-based Circuit Court Judge Karen Gievers.

02.26.2020
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AOC Makes Case for School Choice, Admits Getting Goddaughter Into a Bronx Charter School

"My goddaughter, I got her into a Charter School like maybe a block or two down. This area's like a lot of where my family is from," noted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D–NY) as she walked through the Bronx in a recently unearthed Facebook Live Video from 2017. AOC, as she's become known by, knows firsthand the limitations that come with the public-school system.

02.26.2020
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Jolt's ‘We Count’ Campaign to Mobilize “the largest number of Latino census-takers in Texas history”

The "Jolt Initiative" says it will reach 2.5 million Latinos through digital and earned media communications strategies, and an additional 250,000 Latino families through direct mail in Texas. The group ​​​​​​​will focus on connecting with “hard-to-reach Latinos in Austin, Houston and Dallas.”

02.26.2020
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Brady on Houston Newsmakers

It’s the first partisan impeachment ever, rushed through the House, no due process or rights for the President.

02.25.2020
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Sens. Cruz, Shaheen Announce Biting Sanctions Against Lebanese Officials Complicit in the Unlawful Detention and Abuse of U.S. Citizens

This new legislation that would impose sanctions against Lebanese officials who are involved in the unlawful detainment, arrest or abuse of any United States citizen in Lebanon.

02.25.2020
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U.S. Records Largest Decrease in Carbon Dioxide Emissions of Any Country in 2019

“Natural gas is the reason CO2 emissions are down in this country,” said Craig Stevens, former chief spokesman for the U.S. Department of Energy, noting that while the coal industry is actively retrofitting some of its plants, the increased availability of natural gas makes it an increasingly popular alternative.

02.25.2020
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Sen. Cruz Commends Decision to Reimpose Countermeasures Against Iran

The catastrophic Obama Iran nuclear deal reconnected Iran to the global financial system while also flooding the Ayatollahs with hundreds of billions of dollars, gifting them everything they needed to launder vast sums of money across the world for terrorism and proliferation.

02.24.2020
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How 'Medicare for All' Would Accelerate, Make Outbreaks Like Coronavirus Worse

Voters lured by Sanders’ “Medicare for All" song of Socialism should bear the Coronavirus in mind as they ponder who they're going to vote for.

02.24.2020
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Sen. Cruz Discusses Efforts to Contain Coronavirus Outbreak, Expand Jobs and Opportunity with Irving-Las Colinas Chamber

During his sit-down interview with Teresa Woodard, Sen. Cruz discussed his efforts in the Senate to help contain the coronavirus and protect lives.

02.20.2020
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McCarthy Announces 35 Candidates in First Round of Young Gun “Contenders”

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy announces the first round of “Contender” candidates, the second tier of the 2020 Young Guns program.

02.20.2020
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04.07.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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04.06.2020
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03.30.2020