The spread of COVID-19 represents a serious and unprecedented threat to the health and safety of our communities
“My job is to protect the United States and to secure the borders, not to get prosecutions. If they'll not give confirmation that they're going to return the individual, then we're not going to turn them over. We’ll prosecute them federally, then deport them. It doesn’t really matter the charge,” said U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott earlier this week.
In response to COVID-19, over 33 states have closed schools and are concerned about looming federal testing requirements.
President Trump is allowing “the Treasury Department to defer tax payments, without interest or penalties, for certain individuals and businesses negatively impacted.”
“Behind all this is the economic impact of the CoronaVirus, which is still uncertain. We can’t look at the impact of a drop in oil and gas prices on Texas in a vacuum, but the consequences for Texas of the drop in prices will depend on two questions: 1.) How low, and 2.) How long,” says the Texas Taxpayers & Research Association's president Dale Craymer.
CDC Grants $35.2 Million Towards Texas COVID-19 Response
“We urge FEMA to work hand-in-hand with state emergency management officials and other state institutions to allocate FEMA resources efficiently and effectively. "
They spoke about how federal funding will help local response efforts, the need to expand testing capabilities and the timeline on vaccine development.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz called on federal officials to take four immediate, concrete steps to detect, treat, and prevent the spread of coronavirus or COVID-19.
“We have a unique public health threat posed by individuals arriving unlawfully at the border,” said one administration official. “The American people can be assured we’re doing everything we can to protect our homeland," said acting DHS Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli.
Throughout his career, Trey has developed immense experience in the issues that he will face as a Federal Election Commissioner.
As Spring Break begins, I'd like to mention a few points to assist visitors and show the importance of the Texas Coast. Here are some excellent opportunities to participate in and see for more of the great South Texas Culture on the Gulf Coast.
“We've done a lot of work on two other CoronaViruses that've been epidemic in the near past... So, we’ve been working for several years on a vaccine,” said UT Medical Branch-Galveston's executive director, Dr. Jim Le Duc. The Texas lab's researchers are leading the way on CoronaVirus treatment, and a vaccine that would stop people from getting COVID-19.
.....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.
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'.