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10:46 am CST - January 26, 2015

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Cornyn: Time For President to Listen To The American People, Approve Keystone

‘Sometimes you can tell a lot from what a person doesn’t say. And in this case, the President spoke more than 6,000 words, and he didn’t mention the word Keystone in one of them.’

John.Cornyn2Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas,  spoke on the Senate floor calling on the President to listen to a bipartisan majority in Congress and a majority of Americans and approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Excerpts of his remarks are below: Continue Reading.

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10:42 am CST - January 26, 2015

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McCaul Leads Congressional Delegation to the Southwest Border

McCaul0813-2Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – McAllen, Texas- On Sunday, U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security will hold a press conference following his latest tour of the southwest border in McAllen, Texas. After the introduction of his Secure Our Borders First act, McCaul brought 22 of his colleagues from all across the country to examine the evolving national security threats to the United States at the southwest border. Continue Reading.

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10:37 am CST - January 26, 2015

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YOUR OPINION: State of the Union?

Congressman Joe Barton

joe-barton11aTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The new 114th Congress is only three weeks old, but the House is already keeping many of our promises. We have voted to defund the President’s unconstitutional immigration plan, started hacking away at ObamaCare (while also working to repeal it entirely), approved the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and banned the use of taxpayer funding for abortions. Continue Reading.

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10:35 am CST - January 26, 2015

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State of the Union: Stale Demands for Taxes Won’t Help Middle Class

Kevin-brady-mike“If, for once, President Obama will work with Republicans, we can get things done,” says House economic leader

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas, the top House Republican on the Joint Economic Committee and a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee, made the following statement on President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union speech today: Continue Reading.

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10:33 am CST - January 26, 2015

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GARZA: State of the Union Leaves Americans Disappointed

President’s Economic Agenda Lacks Focus; Hurts Individuals 

daniel.garza(Washington, D.C.) – “Last night President Obama had an opportunity to offer reassurance to Americans still besieged by uncertainty in these trying economic times, and present realistic, achievable plans to improve their lives. Instead he glossed over real problems while focusing on partisan goals. He offered the same list of promises we hear every year – promises more focused on politics than results,” said Daniel Garza, Executive Director of The LIBRE Initiative. Continue Reading.

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9:24 am CST - January 23, 2015

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Abbott Names Huckabee, Hammonds & Long to Texas Tech Board of Regents

greg.abbott.govTexas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed two new members, Christopher Huckabee and Ron Hammonds, and texas tech logo2reappointed Mickey Long to the Texas Tech University Board of Regents on Thursday. The appointments will be effective Feb. 1, 2015. Continue Reading.

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8:31 am CST - January 23, 2015

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Cong. Cuellar Named to Key Immigration, Homeland & Border Security Subcommittees

Congressman joins Transportation, Housing & Urban Development Subcommittee, continue on Homeland Security Subcommittee

Henry-cuellarWASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) – “As America receives threats from all over the world, our nation must also prioritize Homeland Security,” said Cong. Henry Cuellar (D-TX 28), the only Democrat appointed to the powerful House Committee on Appropriations from Texas, New Mexico or Arizona, announcing that he received appointments to the Subcommittee for Homeland Security, and the Subcommittee for Transportation, Housing & Urban Development, and Related Agencies for the 114th Congress. Continue Reading.

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7:38 am CST - January 23, 2015

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Cornyn to Lead Committee at Forefront of U.S. Trade Agenda

cornyn1214Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today he was named Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee’s Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness for the 114th Congress. This chairmanship will put Sen. Cornyn at the forefront of developing a U.S. trade agenda to grow America’s economy and competitiveness. Continue Reading.

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2:33 pm CST - January 21, 2015

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MILLS: EPA Says It Will Issue Commonsense Regs … Soon

An Insider’s ENERGY REPORT

Alex Mills Texas Alliance of Energy Producers3cBy Alex Mills

AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) Since the first day President Obama took office, he has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Energy, the Interior Department, the Bureau of Land Management and nine other federal bureaucracies Obama State of the Union 2-12-13that have regulatory authority over the oil and gas industry to make it tougher to operate within the borders of the United States. Here’s the latest nail in the coffin.   Continue Reading.

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12:20 pm CST - January 19, 2015

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Human Being Put Into ‘Receivership’ by Federal Judge in Dallas, Texas

Former Congressman Tom DeLay calls for judge’s impeachment

John Griffing Border Security UPDATE 8-12-14aWorld Net DailyBy John Griffing

AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) – Judge Royal Furgeson, a federal judge in Dallas, Texas, made history before retiring – for the first time since 1865 – by putting a human being into Tom DeLay2medium“receivership.” Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (right,) an authority on judicial corruption  himself, called for Furgeson’s impeachment and referred to the judge’s actions as “totally unconstitutional.”   Continue Reading.

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