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10:05 am CST - April 15, 2014

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Should D’s Stick to Mudslinging to Distract Voters From Obama?


President’s languishing approval ratings point to different mid-term strategies for each party.

charlie cook political report3cBy 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.

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11:43 am CST - April 11, 2014

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Dewhurst Leads Way on Personal Privacy Issues, Helps Data Foundry Groundbreaking


david-dewhurst2Texas 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 DataFoundryLOGO1ahas 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.

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11:37 am CST - April 11, 2014

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Perry Appoints 5 to STAR + Nursing Advisory Committee


Perry111313Texas 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.

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11:23 am CST - April 11, 2014

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Sen. Van de Putte Welcomes Wall That Heals to San Antonio


Leticia.Van.dePuteTexas 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.

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11:20 am CST - April 11, 2014

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Rep. Alonzo Announces THA $10,000 Scholarship Program; Urges Student Applicants


Deadline To Apply is Friday, May 16, 2014; 11:59 pm 

roberto-alonzoTexas 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.

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11:19 am CST - April 11, 2014

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Gov. Mike Huckabee and Huck PAC Endorse Ken Paxton for Attorney General


Texas and National Conservatives Continue to Unite Behind Ken Paxton 

ken-paxton82Texas 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.

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9:59 am CST - April 09, 2014

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SID MILLER: Stop the Out-of-Control Land & Water Grab by Obama’s EPA


Total erosion of our state’s 10th Amendment Rights if implemented

By former State Rep. Sid Miller

Miller, Sid for Ag.Comm.1-27-14aTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The EPA — dominated by a group of out-of-touch metal desk bureaucrats, aging hippies, and out-of-control radical environmentalist — is ignoring a Supreme Court decision, as well as the precious private property and water rights of every American by planning a power grab which will give it unfettered federal control of all ditches, arroyos, streams & gullies, dry creeks, playa lakes, wetlands and virtually any land that has any kind of water on it for any amount of time during the year.   Continue Reading.

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1:07 pm CST - April 08, 2014

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Governor to Join BentProp Project to Search for Fallen Soldiers


Will be accompanied by U.S. Military veterans Burgin and Luttrell 

Perry13Texas 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.

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1:04 pm CST - April 08, 2014

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Flynn Report – Spiritual Warfare, Sharia Law


From State Representative Dan Flynn

dan-flynnTexas 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.

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12:52 pm CST - April 08, 2014

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Free Tax Filing Services Available to Qualified Texans


IRS-1040Texas 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.

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