Archive for 'On The Record'
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Judge Joan Marie Azrack, Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge Loretta Copeland Biggs, Elizabeth K. Dillon, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., and Justice Jill N. Parrish to serve on the United States District Courts. Continue Reading.
Patrick has earned an “A” rating
AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) – “While serving in the Texas Senate, Dan Patrick was an unwavering supporter of vital pro-self-defense and pro-freedom measures. On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor of Texas.” said Chris W. Cox, announcing Patrick had earned the NRA’s backing. Continue Reading.
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — “As Lieutenant Governor, two of my biggest priorities have been keeping Texans safe and fostering economic conditions that have made Texas America’s leader in job creation and international trade,” said Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, standing with members of the FBI, the Texas Department of Public Safety, and other law enforcement agencies in highlighting a growing threat to the Texas economy: cargo theft. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – COLLEGE STATION – Gov. Rick Perry today participated in the site dedication for the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Facility, part of the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing (Texas A&M CIADM). This $91 million, state-of-the-art influenza-vaccine manufacturing facility, a partnership between Texas A&M University and GlaxoSmithKline, will help protect against infectious disease and the threat of bioterrorism. Continue Reading.
Washington, D.C. – “ISIL clearly poses a new type of threat to the United States, as it is well organized, well-funded, and extremely brutal. I voted today in favor of a plan that authorizes the president to train and equip the moderate Syrian opposition groups so that they can combat the terrorist group ISIL, said Cong. Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) following his vote Thursday in favor of a plan to combat ISIL. “The United States should have all tools at its disposal to confront the threat posed by this terrorist group.”
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – ENNIS, TX: Congressman Joe Barton (R-Arlington/Ennis) issued the following statement on Tuesday:
“I had a gallbladder attack last night and my doctors have advised that I stay home this week. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our five million members across the country, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is proud to endorse Greg Abbott for Governor of Texas.
Based on his support of and commitment to the Second Amendment, Abbott has earned an “A” rating from the NRA-PVF in the 2014 general election. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas— The Business and Commerce Political Action Committee (BACPAC), the political arm of the Texas Association of Business (TAB), has endorsed Tony Dale for election to Texas House District 136. Continue Reading.
Is the threat of homegrown terrorism rising?
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) — “The brutality of ISIS shocks the international conscience as they continue to carry out gruesome attacks in Iraq and Syria. Of major concern to our security is the rapid expansion of this terrorist organization and its recruitment of foreign fighters, many of whom have Western passports that could ease their travel to Europe and the United States to carry out attacks,” said Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) of Wednesday’s U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security hearing. Continue Reading.
Hegar has proven record of eliminating waste, inefficiency
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “Glenn Hegar is a proven conservative leader. He has a proven record of eliminating waste and inefficiency in state government, and he will keep Texas at the forefront of job creation and innovation,” said Senator Ted Cruz, endorsing Glenn Hegar in the November 4th general election race for Comptroller of Public Accounts. Continue Reading.