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Governor Abbott Surveys Hurricane Hanna Damage, Meets With Local Officials In Corpus Christi

Governor Greg Abbott today visited Corpus Christi to meet with local officials and survey storm damage left by Hurricane Hanna over the weekend. Governor Abbott was joined by Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) Chief Nim Kidd for the visit. 

07.29.2020
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Patrick Applauds AG Paxton’s Opinion Regarding School Openings

Hundreds of thousands of parents, students and teachers across the state have been negatively impacted by Democrat county judges who have overstepped their authority by issuing sweeping restrictions against opening schools.

07.29.2020
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McCaul, Cornyn Sponsor CHIPS Act to Support U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturing

This bipartisan piece of legislation provides critical support to American manufacturing of semiconductors chips, which are critical components of technologies such as cell phones and laptops. 

07.29.2020
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Biden Seeks, Urges Muslims' Help to Defeat President Trump

“I want to work in partnership with you,” Joe Biden told participants at a recent online summit, to "make sure your Muslim-American voices are included in the decision-making process," Biden assured Emgage Action's “Million Muslim Votes” conference. "I want to earn your vote, not just because Trump’s not worthy of being president," the Democrat said.

07.28.2020
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Brady Statement on POTUS's Executive Order on Drug Pricing

I applaud President Trump for fighting to lower drug prices, and I believe the one-month delay on international pricing is an opportunity for the President to work with medical innovators to lower drug prices without harming innovation.

07.28.2020
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Sen. Cruz Champions Texas Military Communities & Advances America’s Defense Capabilities in 60th National Defense Authorization Act

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) highlighted several victories in the bill that champion Texas military communities as a pillar in America’s national security objectives and which will shore up America’s defense capabilities against our adversaries – including China and Russia. In total, Sen. Cruz secured 21 wins to protect America’s national security.

07.27.2020
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Gov. Abbott Announces FEMA Approval for Fed Emergency Declaration After Hurricane Hanna Hits Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and President Trump have granted a Federal Emergency Declaration request for Public Assistance Category B (Emergency Protective Measures

07.27.2020
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SCAM ALERT: AG Pax­ton and DOJ Part­ner to Warn Con­sumers of Fraud­sters Sell­ing Coun­ter­feit, Mis­la­beled, Non-Exis­tent PPE

AG Ken Paxton, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, today informed the public about several fraudulent schemes involving masks, personal protection equipment (PPE), and other COVID-19 related equipment

07.27.2020
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Sen. Cruz Outlines Policies to Help America Recover from the Impact of COVID-19

More than 51 million unemployment claims have been filed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Families are hurting. Now, more than ever, Congress should be focused on getting our economy back on its feet and helping the American people safely return to work.

07.24.2020
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Brady: Taxpayer Dollars Shouldn't be Wasted on Partisan Policies

This package needlessly spends billions of dollars on partisan provisions that would reverse important pro-life protections, jeopardize our nation's security, and hinder our ability to produce American-made energy.

07.24.2020
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Rep. Williams Fights for Rural Broadband Access in the 25th District of Texas

Congressman Roger Williams sent a letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy requesting the inclusion of funding for rural broadband deployment to underserved communities in the next COVID-19 relief package.

07.24.2020
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Congressman Lance Gooden (R-TX): NO BAN Act Risks American Safety

Congressman Lance Gooden (R-TX) spoke on the House floor Wednesday morning in opposition to the NO BAN Act, reckless legislation designed to undermine the President's authority to defend national security.

07.23.2020
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Olson Acts To Help Our Military Protect The Homeland

This bill ensures that the Department of Defense has the resources needed to equip and prepare the men and women in our Armed Forces for threats at home and abroad and gives our troops a needed pay raise.

07.22.2020
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House of Representatives Passes National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

This legislation invests in our military families and military readiness, ensuring that our servicemembers will be protected at home and abroad. It also provides necessary resources and equipment for the troops stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base, and funds military production at companies like Bell and Pantex.

07.22.2020
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Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, Speaker Bonnen, Senate Finance & House Appropriations Committee Chairs Announce eLearning Funding for Texas Students

The State of Texas will allocate $200 million in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for the purchase of eLearning devices and home internet solutions to enable remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic for Texas students that lack connectivity.

07.21.2020
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Bi-Partisan Texas Cong. Michael McCaul to face "California Socialist" Mike Siegel

Texas Cong. Michael McCaul – one of "The 5 Most Effective Members of Congress" (he is ranked 3rd,) with the honor of being the 25th Most Bi-Partisan Member of the House of Representatives – is being challenged by Democrat Mike Siegel, an Austin area attorney from California. Siegel, it turns out, is one the most radical liberals running for Congress anywhere in the nation.

07.20.2020
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June Texas Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.6 Percent

The Texas economy added 243,900 private sector positions over the past month. In June, Texas saw a decrease in the state unemployment rate to 8.6 percent.

07.17.2020
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Hurd, Fitzpatrick, Brindisi, Golden Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Police & Law Enforcement from “Defund Police” Movement

Reps. Will Hurd (R-Texas), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Anthony Brindisi (D-N.Y.) and Jared Golden (D-Maine), introduced the Defund Cities that Defund the Police Act.

07.17.2020
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Cong. Brady: How Texas is Correctly Addressing a Spike in CoronaVirus Cases

Cong. Kevin Brady joined KTRH News to discuss the next round of stimulus legislation, how the Paycheck Protection Program is supporting Texas workers, and how Texas is correctly addressing a spike in cases.

07.17.2020
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Abbott Announces $41 Million in Federal COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Local Governments

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that his Public Safety Office (PSO) will provide $41 million in federal funds to assist cities and counties throughout the COVID-19 response.

07.16.2020
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09.18.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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09.17.2020
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09.16.2020
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