Archive for 'On The Record'
President’s languishing approval ratings point to different mid-term strategies for each party.
By Charlie Cook
The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza created something of a stir recently with his column headlined, “2014 Senate races may be a referendum on Obama; if so, Democrats should worry.” For Republican candidates and campaigns, it will be ‘shame on them’ if they allow the focus to be put on themselves, rather than on Obama and his administration’s policies. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: HOUSTON, Texas – Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst helped Data Foundry, the Texas-based data center operator, break ground Thursday at a ceremony for Houston 2, the company’s newest data center in north Houston. “From their humble beginnings as one of the first Internet Service Providers in Texas, Data Foundry has grown by leaps and bounds, attracting investment and creating jobs as they help people connect. Today, we’re marking yet another expansion of a state economy that is the envy of America.” Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Rick Perry has appointed five members to the STAR + PLUS Facility Advisory Committee for terms to expire at the pleasure of the governor. Pursuant to Senate Bill 7 of the 83rd Regular Legislative Session, the committee advises the Texas Health and Human Services Commission on the implementation of the transfer of nursing facility services to the STAR+PLUS Medicaid managed care model. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (San Antonio) — This morning, state Senator Leticia Van de Putte (District 26, Bexar County) helped welcome the Wall That Heals for a four-day stay in San Antonio.
The Wall that Heals is an exhibition created by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) to travel to communities across the United States. Continue Reading.
Deadline To Apply is Friday, May 16, 2014; 11:59 pm
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Hospitality Association has announced a scholarship contest in order to combat underage drinking and promote alcohol responsibility. And Texas State Representative Roberto R. Alonzo of Dallas urges all qualified applicants to apply for any of the four scholarships to be awarded: 1st Place ($5,000), 2nd Place ($2,500), 3rd Place ($1,500) and 4th Place ($1,000), respectively. Continue Reading.
Texas and National Conservatives Continue to Unite Behind Ken Paxton
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (McKinney, Texas) – The Ken Paxton for Attorney General Campaign today announced the endorsement of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and Huck PAC. Huckabee formed Huck PAC in 2008 to help elect conservative candidates and to promote conservative principles. Continue Reading.
Total erosion of our state’s 10th Amendment Rights if implemented
By former State Rep. Sid Miller
Will be accompanied by U.S. Military veterans Burgin and Luttrell
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Rick Perry will join the BentProp Project in the Republic of Palau, where he will help search for American servicemen who went missing in action (MIA) during air battles over the island nation during World War II. The governor and first lady will travel to Koror, Palau from April 5 – April 17. No tax dollars are being used for the Perrys’ travel and accommodations on this trip. Continue Reading.
From State Representative Dan Flynn
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – It is the era of multiculturalism, diversity, and political correctness. Our society has been fooled into believing that differences must be accepted with an unobjective cordiality, without question and of course, at face value. A threat to our personal belief and heritage is of no matter, so long as those looking for a way in are obliged and welcomed without opposition. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – April 15, the deadline for filing 2013 federal income tax returns, is just around the corner. For Texans trying to wade through their federal income tax returns, it can often be a challenge. Fortunately, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) stand ready to assist taxpayers with information on preparation services. Continue Reading.