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JETTON: 'This Bill is a Transparent Attempt by Democrats in Congress to Interfere with Texas' Elections."

"Given how poorly the Federal Government manages many other agencies, I have no confidence in their ability to oversee elections across the country," said Jetton of the U.S. House passed bill HR 1, which is awaiting U.S. Senate consideration and possible approval. If this bill passes, Jetton's legislation would automatically decouple federal races from all others in Texas.

03.16.2021
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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Send Letter to CDC Urging Updated Texas Population Data for Vaccine Doses Use

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Walensky urging the department to use updated Texas population data for the number of vaccine doses sent to the state in order to account for Texas’ population growth.

03.16.2021
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WILLIAMS: First 50 Days of a Biden Presidency Proves Progressive, Partisan Priorities

In the first 50 days the Democrats took extreme positions and steps to federalize our elections, defund the police, and create a crisis at our border.

03.15.2021
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As Yesterday's 5,204 Apprehensions Add to 200,000+ Illegal Crossings So Far This Year, Cong. Gonzales Demands Border Crisis Hearing

​​​​​​Just yesterday, Customs & Border Patrol and the Army National Guard encountered 5,204 individuals illegally crossing the border, adding to the more than 200,000 illegal border crossings so far this year, said Cong. Tony Gonzales of the rapidly growing Security & Humanitarian Crisis at the nation's Southern Border.

03.11.2021
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State Sen. Bettencourt Files Property Tax Reform Bills on Wide Range of Taxpayer Issues

​​​​​​​"Unfortunately, there were a number of taxing entities that attempted to use the pandemic to increase their taxpayers Property Tax Bills at the worst possible time," said Bettencourt, introducing a number of bills that would provide further transparency, save money, and create jobs.

03.11.2021
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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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07.23.2021

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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07.19.2021
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