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HUNTER: Join Me in Supporting Those Impacted during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The National Cancer Institute estimates that there will be 276,480 new cases of breast cancer in 2020. In fact, its estimated that 30% of new women cancer diagnoses in 2020 will be breast cancer.

10.09.2020
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49% of 'Likely Voters' Nationwide Support Easing COVID Restrictions, while 58% of Hispanics say America’s Best Days are to Come

More “Registered Voters” nationwide want to move beyond the current COVID-19 lockdowns than not, says a recent Scott Rasmussen National Survey. And “Likely Voters” in Purple States – the competitive states that may decide the 2020 Election – say they want restrictions eased, 49% to 36%. Even Blue State Voters appear to be losing their patience.

10.07.2020
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Biden's Lead Over Trump Collapses to Statistical 49%-47% Tie in New Zogby/EMI Poll

Democrat Joe Biden's support among Hispanics, at 61%, remains well short of the 66%-67% he probably needs to win, and the same appears to hold true among Blacks. And by a margin of 43%-40%, voters now think Mr. Trump will win the election.

10.06.2020
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Sen. Cruz: Big Tech Poses the Single Greatest Threat To Our Free Speech & Democracy

Senate Commerce Committee’s unanimously approved authorizations to issue subpoenas against Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc., Google, and Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer of Facebook to testify before the committee.

10.05.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $3.5 Million For Nursing Facility Safety Projects

Governor Greg Abbott and the HHSC announced $3.5 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to purchase plexiglass barriers and tents to allow for safe visitation during the COVID-19 pandemic.

10.05.2020
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Brady: With September Jobs Report, More Than Half of Jobs Lost to Covid Now Recovered

President Trump championed pro-growth policies like TCJA that led to a generational low in unemployment, setting records in jobs and wages for women and people of color, shrinking the wealth gap, and reducing poverty at historic levels. 

10.05.2020
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Nonpartisan Public Safety-Focused Fight for Austin PAC Announces Second Endorsement: Louis Herrin in District 4

Fight for Austin PAC, which was created by six Austinites of diverse backgrounds to support candidates who prioritize public safety, is announcing their second endorsement of the 2020 election cycle: Louis Herrin for City Council in District 4.

10.05.2020
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Cong. McCaul, House Republican's Issue Blueprint to Combat Chinese Communist Party's ‘Generational Threat’

As Democrats are reluctant to focus on the Chinese Communist Party' role in the global spread of the CCOVID-19 CoronaVirus, House Republicans release a “comprehensive blueprint” to counter a range of threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

10.02.2020
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Olson Acts To Force Vote On Extending Paycheck Protection Program Through 2020

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to force a House vote to extend the much needed Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that has helped companies stay open and save critically needed jobs.

09.28.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration For Brazoria County In Response To Deadly Ameba Found In Lake Jackson Water Supply

Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration for Brazoria County in response to Naeglera Fowleri, a deadly ameba, found in the City of Lake Jackson's water supply.

09.28.2020
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Governor Abbott Announces Agreement With Health Insurers To Continue Payment Parity For Telehealth

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas’ major health insurers have agreed to continue reimbursing network health care providers for telehealth appointments at the same rate which they pay for office visits through the end of 2020. 

09.25.2020
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Sen. Cruz Praises Trump’s Historic Israel-UAE-Bahrain Peace Deal, Slams Democrats’ Demagoguery

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), slammed Senate Democrats’ for dismissing the Trump administration’s Abraham Accords, historic peace agreements to normalize relations between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain.

09.25.2020
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Gov. Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration in Response to Tropical Storm Beta

Governor Greg Abbott issued a Disaster Declaration for 29 Texas counties in response to Tropical Storm Beta.

09.22.2020
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Union Threatens Strike Against Kroger Foods as Houstonians, Americans Struggle to Buy Groceries

As the COVID-19 CoronaVirus continues to take its toll on Americans and the economy, a Houston United Food Workers Union is putting politics over the best interests of employees and customers by threatening to strike against Kroger Foods.

09.21.2020
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Trump Takes 1st Lead in Rasmussen's White House Poll

President Trump’s now edged to a 1% lead over Democrat Joe Biden in latest Rasmussen Survey, the 1st time Trump has been in the lead. His surprising strength with Minority Voters other than Blacks suggests he is attracting Hispanic support as Violent Racial Protests continue.

09.21.2020
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Governor Greg Abbott Expands Capacity for Certain Services in Texas

Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, by virtue of the power and authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas, and in accordance with guidance from the Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, Dr. John Hellerstedt, other medical advisors, the White House, and the CDC, do hereby order the following on a statewide basis effective at 12:01 a.m. on September 21, 2020

09.18.2020
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Cruz Calls on CDC Director for Coronavirus Data to Inform Policymakers, Restore Americans’ Trust

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas: In response to disinformation and confusion surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, releases correspondence with CDC director to increase transparency and provide clarity.

09.18.2020
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Governor Abbott Announces Wesco Aircraft Headquarters Relocation to Texas

Governor Greg Abbottannounced that Wesco Aircraft Hardware Corp., which now operates under the brand name Incora™ (Wesco), will relocate its headquarters from California to Fort Worth, Texas, bringing more than $6 million in capital investment and expanding its presence in the state to include up to 239 jobs.

09.17.2020
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Sen. Cruz Applauds Historic Peace Deal Between Israel-United Arab Emirates and Bahrain

Participates in White House signing Abraham Accords ceremony normalizing relations between the three countries

09.17.2020
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Olson Acts to Help Employers Prevent Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace 

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) acted to help employers working to combat the spread of COVID-19. Olson introduced  H.R. 8260, The Businesses Preparing for a Better Tomorrow Act.

09.17.2020
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11.24.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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11.23.2020
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11.23.2020
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