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5:02 pm CST - February 05, 2016

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Cong. Lamar Smith Leads Fellow Legislators on Border Security Tour

The Supreme Court will hear that case.”

Lamar Smith Science-Space-TechnologyMcALLEN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) – “My colleagues and I with the Congressional Border Security Caucus have taken a strong stand along with 26 states led by Texas – against the president’s Executive Amnesty Orders. We will continue to stand with the American people, we will continue working to stop the surge of illegal immigrants,” said BorderSecurityCaucus-LamarSmithCong. Lamar Smith earlier today after members of the Border Security Caucus toured the Rio Grande Valley sector of the U.S.-Mexico Border.    Continue Reading.

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8:54 am CST - February 05, 2016

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Byron Cook Asks Opponent McNutt About E-Verify

He was a vice president at Collin Street when the case was settled & records were sealed.”

Braddock, Scott3eBy Scott Braddock

Following a report that undocumented immigrants have worked at the Collin Street Bakery in Corsicana, Texas House State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook (right) ratcheted up the heat on his GOP primary challenger Thomas McNutt recently by challenging him to implement the E-Verify System at the Cook, State Rep. Byron3ecompany where he is a vice president. “My opponent is a hypocrite. McNutt says he’s opposed to sanctuary cities, but is running a ‘sanctuary business’ himself because illegal aliens know the Navarro Pecan Company and Collin Street Bakery does not participate in the E-Verify program,” said Cook.    Continue Reading.

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1:19 pm CST - February 04, 2016

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Gov. Abbott Releases First “Report To The People Of Texas”

A Look Back at Abbott’s 1st Year in Office

abbott.0217Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  The Office of Governor Greg Abbott released its first “Report to the People of Texas,” which highlights the shared successes of Texas during the Governor’s first year in office. The report takes a look at the economy and businesses that expanded or relocated to Texas, in addition to providing an overview of legislation passed to cut taxes, improve Texas’ public and higher education systems, build new roads, secure our border and chart a course that keeps the Lone Star State a beacon of individual liberty and economic opportunity. Continue Reading.

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1:11 pm CST - February 04, 2016

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Plunging Oil Prices Effect on Texas Economy: Comptroller Hegar Visits with Texas Oil & Gas Assoc.

glenn-hagarTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Last year Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar embarked on the Good for Texas Tour, participating in town hall meetings across the state to find out what issues are important to Texans. As a follow-up to his tour, the Comptroller announced today the launch of the Good for Texas Talks, issues-focused interviews with influential state stakeholders.
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1:01 pm CST - February 04, 2016

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Dan Flynn Earns Backing of Texas State NRA

Flynn is rated A+ and Endorsed “State Rep. Dan Flynn is the right man for the job!” 

nra3dan-flynnTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  (Van, TX): The National Rifle Association endorses Representative Dan Flynn for re-election.

In a recent action alert, the NRA-PVF wrote, “There are few, if any, state lawmakers who have fought harder to expand your self-defense rights and options than Dan Flynn.  Continue Reading.

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12:58 pm CST - February 04, 2016

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Fraudulent Use of Identifying Information


TWC Prosecutes North Central Texas Child Care Provider

andresalcantarTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Cumby Kids Day Care Center owner and child care provider, Angela Lee was indicted of Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information on May 12, 2014. The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) received an anonymous complaint alleging Lee had falsified the child care applications of her customers.
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12:17 pm CST - February 04, 2016

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Hillary’s Iowa ‘Win’ is a Big Loss for Democrats

By Jonah Goldberg

jonah-goldbergHillary Clinton’s asterisk-heavy victory in Iowa might have been the narrowest of wins for her, but it was arguably the worst of all possible outcomes for the Democratic Party.

As of this writing, the result was a statistical tie, 49.9 percent for Clinton and 49.6 percent for Bernie Sanders. The margin of victory in the delegate count was decided by six coin tosses that “flip truthers” will forever remember as mysteriously biased toward Clinton. Continue Reading.

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10:17 am CST - February 04, 2016

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Lt. Governor Patrick on TxDOT Congestion Projects

lt.gov.patrickTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – “I applaud the Texas Transportation Commission for taking this important step toward reducing the congestion on roadways in the major metro areas of Texas – Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston.
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12:57 pm CST - February 02, 2016

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Marchant Demands Action on Visa Overstays

Marchant, Cong. Kenny3eTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Unfortunately, it appears that DHS lacks either the will or ability to track the hundreds of thousands of visa overstays, among whom may be persons who wish to harm innocent Americans,” said Cong. Kenny Marchant (TX-24) earlier today, having sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson demanding that the Obama Administration take meaningful action to address visa overstays in the United States after a report by the Department of Homeland Security stated nearly 500,000 foreign nationals overstayed their visas in fiscal year 2015.   
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12:47 pm CST - February 02, 2016

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Abbott, Cuellar Seek Info on DHS Border Security Cuts

abbott0318Henry-cuellarTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Governor Greg Abbott and Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) today sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson requesting detailed information on DHS’s decision to cut resources for aerial-based border security support in a program known as Operation Phalanx.  Continue Reading.

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