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BRADY: The Biden Border Crisis is Real – and Is Going to Get Worse

"The Biden Border Crisis is real, and it’s going to get worse. That’s why I joined my colleagues today at the Capitol to call on President Biden to take ownership of the crisis he’s created, and take immediate action to get it under control," said Texas Cong. Kevin Brady.

03.11.2021
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NY City Schools Sued for a 'Constitutional Right' to an ‘Anti-Racist Education’

“This is the first case in the nation to seek a constitutional right to an anti-racist education,” said the lead attorney for Integrate NYC, which is alleging that New York City’s Public School System creates a caste system pitting White & Asian students against African-American & Latino students.

03.10.2021
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Gov. Abbott, DPS Launch 'Operation Lone Star' to Counter Biden's 'Southern Border Crisis'

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today launched Operation Lone Star to combat the smuggling of people and drugs into Texas.

03.09.2021
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CONG. CUELLAR: Migrants Surge 'has overwhelmed U.S Customs & Border Protection’s Processing Capacity'

“This is a crisis for our local communities who're already struggling from the pandemic, scrounging for COVID-19 tests, food & housing for these migrants. The surge of migrant apprehensions by U.S. Border Patrol has overwhelmed U.S Customs & Border Protection’s processing capacity," said South Texas Democrat Cong. Henry Cuellar.

03.09.2021
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McCAUL: Democrats Defunding Police & Not Protecting Border Puts Our Safety At Risk

President Biden’s relaxed immigration policies have given a green light to traffickers and smugglers that our nation's Southern Border is open. His policies will cost us a secure border – and weakening our national security.

03.08.2021
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State Leadership Announces Funding for Texas School Systems To Support In-Person Instruction

This means funding will be made available to school systems in Texas that have seen enrollment and attendance declines because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as long as they maintain or increase current levels of on-campus attendance.

03.05.2021
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Gov. Abbott Opens Texas 100%, Lifts Mask Mandate

"Each person has a role to play in their own personal safety and the safety of others. With this executive order, we are ensuring that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny," said Gov. Abbott, lifting the mask mandate and increasing the capacity of all businesses to 100%.

03.04.2021
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Sen. Cruz: Texas is Open for Business

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Mornings with Maria’ to discuss Texas’ repealed mask mandate, the need to re-open schools across the country, the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, and the crisis at our southern border.

03.04.2021
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Kevin Brady: The Democrats' "COVID Stimulus" is Neither

Americans are desperate for the COVID-19 vaccine. Our main street businesses are hurting. Millions of Americans are still out of work. Schools remain closed across the nation.

03.01.2021
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Governor Abbott Announces “Save Our Seniors” Initiative To Vaccinate Homebound Seniors In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in Corpus Christi where he announced the statewide Save Our Seniors initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors across Texas.

02.26.2021
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Sen. Cruz: President Biden’s Immigration Policies Are Unconstitutional, Dangerous, and Misguided

 President Joe Biden and Democrat lawmakers released a disastrous immigration bill offering an eight-year path to citizenship for almost every one of the 11 million illegal aliens in the United States. The plan also expands foreign worker visas, despite the massive unemployment crisis facing American workers.

02.26.2021
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Governor Greg Abbott Delivered a Statewide Address on Power Outages, Winter Weather Response in Texas

Governor Greg Abbott response to recent power outages caused by the severe winter weather as well as the actions the state is taking to ensure the reliability of Texas’ power infrastructure. 

02.25.2021
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Gov. Abbott Announces 31 Additional Counties Approved for Winter Storm Disaster Assistance

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved an additional 31 Texas Counties to be added to the President's Major Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance. Additional counties will be re-requested as the state continues to receive information.

02.23.2021
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Where Words Matter: Democrats Move Quickly to Re-Label 'Amnesty' Forgiveness as 'Pathway to Citizenship'

From the Biden White House to Congress, from lower-level bureaucrats to Agency heads within Homeland Security or U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE,) Democrats and Immigration Advocates are quietly instituting a change that's likely to impact a crucial upcoming policy debate.

02.19.2021
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Here's What Happened: Texas Blackouts the Result of Unreliable ‘Green’ Energy

Texans are learning the consequences of unreliable, government subsidized "renewable" Wind & Solar Power this week. Here’s what happened: The vast majority of Texas' fossil fuel driven electricity plants ran smoothly, just as they do in far colder climates across the world. But...

02.18.2021
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Abbott Declares Electric Grid Reform an Emergency & Texas House Announces Hearings Next Week: 'This is a Very Serious Emergency'

Gov. Greg Abbott declared today that reforming the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) an "Emergency Item" for the already-in-progress 2021 Legislative Session. In doing so, he is calling for an investigation to ensure Texans never again experience power outages like the ones they're suffering through this week.

02.16.2021
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Brady: This nearly $2 trillion “stimulus” package is neither targeted nor a stimulus.

The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following remarks at a full Committee markup of multiple bills compromising President Biden's partisan COVID-19 "stimulus" package.

02.12.2021
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The Left’s Newest Catch-Phrase? Here's the Next Word-Play Designed to Turn Americans Against Each Other

Are you ready? Here comes The Left’s newest catch-phrase, it’s latest word-play to turn good to bad, virtuous to evil, and Americans against each other: Christian Nationalism. Its a weapon for taking down the nation's founding concept of Individual & Human Rights coming from God — not from government.

02.11.2021
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Gov. Abbott Releases 2022-2023 Budget, With Key Legislative Priorities

The Governor's budget ensures that the State of Texas continues to build on the critical progress made in public school finance, property tax reform, disaster preparedness, school safety, and numerous other achievements of previous legislatures.

02.05.2021
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BRADY: Businesses Are Terrified of Biden's Assault on America Jobs

"Businesses are terrified of President Biden’s assault on jobs and industries," said the top Republican on the House Ways & Means Committee, Cong. Kevin Brady of Houston in response the U.S. Labor Bureau's weak January Jobs Report.  “And unfortunately, there's little 'stimulus' in the President’s nearly $2 trillion dollar ‘stimulus'" bill.

02.05.2021
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05.13.2021

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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