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11:09 am CST - April 29, 2016

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Cong. Hurd & Rice: On ISIS & the Internet War on Terror

They are providing “hit lists” of military, law enforcement, and government officials

Hurd, Cong. Will3dBy Cong. Will Hurd & Kathleen Rice

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the Paris and Brussels attacks, Americans are rightfully worried about ISIS operatives infiltrating the United States to plot attacks. Since 2014, more than 80 ISIS-linked Rice, Cong. Kathleen3bindividuals have been arrested in 24 states. ISIS is remotely recruiting people within our communities — online and across borders — and encouraging them to carry out attacks.    Continue Reading.

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1:59 pm CST - April 28, 2016

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Sessions Fights Against Department of Labor’s Onerous Fiduciary Rule

Pete.SessionsTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement after voting to disapprove of the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule: Continue Reading.

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1:55 pm CST - April 28, 2016

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Lt. Gov. Patrick to North Texas Officials: Runaway Property Tax Increases Must Stop

dan.patrick3Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gave public testimony at the Senate Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and Relief hearing in Arlington. It was a standing-room only crowd of about 500 people. Continue Reading.

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1:52 pm CST - April 28, 2016

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2016 Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Announces Ceremony

TX.Peace.Officers.MemorialTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – This year’s Texas Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony, honoring those who died in the line of duty in 2015, will be held on May 1-2 on the Texas Capitol grounds.   Continue Reading.

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1:44 pm CST - April 28, 2016

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Zika Panel, Policy Debates Top TMA Conference

TMAClose to 2,000 TMA physician leaders and other health care experts will gather for TexMed, billed this year as “Bridging the Gaps,” the largest annual meeting of America’s largest state medical society. Continue Reading.

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1:40 pm CST - April 28, 2016

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TWC Commissioner & SHRM Texas Offer Professional Development Credits at Texas Business Conferences

twc-logoTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas ⎯ The Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) Commissioner Representing Employers and the Society for Human Resource Management Texas State Council (Texas SHRM) are pleased to announce the formulation of a collaborative partnership to co-sponsor this season’s Texas Business Conferences. Continue Reading.

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1:27 pm CST - April 26, 2016

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Lt. Governor Patrick Requests Zika Response Committee Review

“. . .  I believe it is time for the latest update in a public hearing,”

dan-patrickTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – As Texas continues its response efforts surrounding the Zika virus, today Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has requested the Senate Health and Human Services Committee review Texas’ response. The committee will examine the incidence of the disease in Texas, surveillance efforts, modes of transmission, strategies to prevent transmission, and a review of local mosquito control programs across Texas counties. He requested that Chairman Charles Schwertner hold a hearing in May. Continue Reading.

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1:25 pm CST - April 26, 2016

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Smith Highlighting Fight to Rid the Area of Illegal Game Rooms

wayne.smithTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — (BAYTOWN) – Wayne Smith, conservative Republican candidate for re-election as Texas State Representative, District 128, released his newest TV ad highlighting his fight to rid the area of illegal game rooms. Continue Reading.

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1:22 pm CST - April 26, 2016

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Attorney General Paxton Statement on Bernie Tiede Verdict

ken.paxton.agTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton this eveining released the following statement regarding the verdict reached in Bernie Tiede’s second sentencing trial, which was prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office: Continue Reading.

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1:19 pm CST - April 26, 2016

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The Crosby Group Partners with Texas State Technical College for $192,179 Job-Training Grant

david-simpsonTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Crosby Group has partnered with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) to provide job training for 263 incumbent workers using a $192,179 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the Workforce Solutions East Texas area. Continue Reading.

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