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12:55 pm CST - February 09, 2016

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Presidential Disaster Declaration Granted For Texas Counties

Abbott.GovTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –On January 26th, Governor Greg Abbott requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 25 Texas counties due to damage sustained from the severe weather at the end of December. This morning, the President granted the request for Public Assistance for the following 25 counties: Bailey, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Dallas, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Ellis, Hall, Hardeman, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Kaufman, Kent, King, Lamb, Lubbock, Navarro, Parmer, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Titus, and Van Zandt.
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12:50 pm CST - February 09, 2016

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Comm. Craddick Reinforces Oil Industry’s Future at Midland YPE

christi-craddickTexas Insider Report: MIDLAND, Texas – Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick continues to emphasize the importance of next generation innovators and entrepreneurs for the Texas oil & gas industry. Speaking to the Midland Chapter of Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) last night at the Midland Petroleum Club, Craddick told the group they will be key in launching the industry’s next big growth cycle in Texas. Continue Reading.

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12:30 pm CST - February 09, 2016

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Cornyn: President’s Budget Unserious, Partisan & Dead-on-Arrival

Cornyn-092413‘President Obama went ahead and submitted a budget with no apparent interest in finding any kind of common ground. It is a sad testament to his go-it-alone legacy, which has been more ideological than actually solution-oriented.’

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today on the Senate floor U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed President Obama’s $4 trillion budget proposal that will burden hardworking American families. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks are below, and video of his speech can be found here. Continue Reading.

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12:28 pm CST - February 09, 2016

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Felipe Calderon: Mexico Won’t Pay for Trump’s ‘Stupid Wall’

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CalderonThere’s no way Mexico will shell out a “single cent” for the “stupid wall” Donald Trump vows to build across the nation’s southern border, a former president of Mexico declares.

In an interview with CNBC, former President Felipe Calderon slams the GOP front-runner’s oft-stated wall-building promise as “completely crazy.” Continue Reading.

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12:26 pm CST - February 09, 2016

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Sessions Responds to the President’s FY 2017 Budget

“Instead of looking for ways to help the American people and our economy, the president’s budget includes a so-called oil tax that would raise taxes on every single American family and business. . . “

Pete.SessionsTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Rules Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget plan:  
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2:35 pm CST - February 08, 2016

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News from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

dan.patrick.2Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Protecting the unborn and education reform have been two of my top priorities since I became a state senator in 2007. As lieutenant governor, I continue to make sure the sanctity of life is protected under all circumstances and our education system in Texas improves.

Don’t miss out on next week’s Senate committee hearings on education and property tax reform and relief. Continue Reading.

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2:33 pm CST - February 08, 2016

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Comptroller Hegar: Texas Cities Among Friendliest to Small Business in Nation

glenn-hagarTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas environment for would-be entrepreneurs ranks among the nation’s best for business friendliness, yet challenges remain that may discourage potential entrepreneurs, according to a study in the latest edition of Fiscal Notes, a monthly Comptroller publication that provides Texans with timely information on the state’s economy and finances.
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2:30 pm CST - February 08, 2016

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Chairman Tan Parker Endorses State Rep. Dan Flynn

dan-flynn“. . . his passion for limited government, fiscal responsibility, protecting life, securing our border and fighting for traditional values are why Texas is the envy of the rest of the nation.” 

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (Van, TX): Tan Parker, Chairman of the Texas House Republican Caucus, endorses Representative Dan Flynn (R), HD-2 for re-election.
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2:27 pm CST - February 08, 2016

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Roberts Earns Endorsements from Texas Conservative View & Texas Alliance for Life

kevin.robertsTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (HOUSTON) – Kevin Roberts, conservative Republican candidate for Texas State Representative, District 126, announced the endorsement of The Texas Conservative View PAC and Texas Alliance for Life PAC.   Continue Reading.

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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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