3:13 pm CST - October 02, 2015
Posted under Quotes
“In Texas, we have seen great success since our 2011 decision to exclude abortion providers from the Medicaid Women’s Health Program…”
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –
“This week, Congress was once again faced with the task of passing a short-term resolution to keep our government running,” said U.S. Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and a Member of House Republican Leadership earlier today.
“While I believe it is critical that we fund the government, I could not support this stop-gap measure because it did not put an end to taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood. Since the horrific Planned Parenthood videos came to light this summer, I have heard from North Texans and shared in their disgust with this organization’s alleged behavior.
“As a father and a fierce defender of all precious, I believe it is critical that we put an end to these gruesome practices,” said Sessions. Continue Reading.
Texas Insider Report: (HOUSTON, Texas) – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, went to the floor of the Senate to keep a promise he made to the American people: to fight to keep Congress from funding Planned Parenthood. He also sought to prevent Iran, a known sponsor of terrorism, from accessing more than $100 billion, which he pointed out would be used to fund more terrorist activities. Read More
Texas’ Role in our Digital Future: I’m going to share a secret with you that many folks in Congress don’t know — Washington, D.C. is not the center of the universe.
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – While some of my colleagues may find this fact shocking, some of us know that the real work is being done by real people in what I call the ‘real world’. This week, I got to show some of the folks I work with in Congress what’s happening in the real word. In this case, it was my hometown, San Antonio, Texas. Read More
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senator Lois Kolkhorst, Senator Paul Bettencourt
Representative Patricia Harless, Representative Allen Fletcher
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today Congressman Michael McCaul announced his 2016 reelection campaign Co-Chairs; Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Senator Lois Kolkhorst, Senator Paul Bettencourt, Representative Patricia Harless, and Representative Allen Fletcher. Read More
From “The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report“
Those of us who report on and analyze politics for a living have been talking ad nauseam about voters’ frustration and anger. It’s the hot topic that presumably explains Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Bernard Sanders, as well as the problems that political veterans such as Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush have encountered. Read More
Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – (HOUSTON) – Congressman Gene Green invites Houston-area students and parents to his Paying for College Workshop on Monday, October 5 at 7:00 p.m. at Stephen F. Austin High School. Read More
Today’s Democrats are liars & they go for the throat.
By Lynn Woolley
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Something has gone wrong with the Democratic Party. There was a day when Democrats and Republicans held out the same goals for our country, but disagreed on how to reach them. There was a day – as recently as the administration of President John F. Kennedy – when the two parties could unite against a common enemy like Communism. Those days are over. Read More
“It’s fitting that the country’s premier women’s business organization is meeting in Texas, because Texas is the country’s premier state for doing business… ”
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Gov. Greg Abbott delivered remarks last evening at the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) 2015 National Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the top metropolitan area in the nation for women-owned firms. Read More
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) and Representative Drew Springer (R – Muenster) issued a joint statement in support of Childress Police Department’s right to display “In God We Trust” on their patrol cars. Read More
Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in Houston today to talk about the important role that women-owned small businesses play in the success of our state’s economy. The First Lady addressed the small business forum titled “Women Exceeding Limits,” which was hosted by the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance, and the Houston Galveston Women’s Business Center. Read More
Experienced conservative cites ongoing need for solid leadership to Keep Texas Strong
Texas Insider Report: Parker, Texas – State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) officially announced today that she will seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. Laubenberg represents District 89 in Collin County, which encompasses Fairview, Lavon, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, Murphy, Nevada, Parker, St. Paul & Wylie as well as parts of Allen, Plano, Princeton & Sachse. Read More
10:38 am CST - October 01, 2015
Posted under Opinion
By Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business
Once again the Texas Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of our school finance system, and once again, school districts are hoping for a lot more money. My issue is not with spending more money on education if that is what is needed. My issue deals with how the plaintiffs have undermined the very goal they say is what merits increased education spending – college readiness. Continue Reading.
10:34 am CST - September 30, 2015
Posted under Opinion
By Michael Barone
In November 1964 a crowd of 5,000 attended the opening of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, then the longest suspension bridge in the world. Presiding were New York Mayor Robert Wagner, Gov. Nelson Rockefeller and transportation and parks czar Robert Moses. Also in the crowd was a teenager named Donald Trump. Continue Reading.
10:32 am CST - September 30, 2015
Posted under Opinion
By Byron York
Stephen Colbert spent nine years mocking conservatives on a comedy program premised on mocking conservatives. It was a good fit; Colbert’s political views lean left, and even after leaving his right-wing loudmouth character behind, he’s been happy to dive into the most contentious political issues of the day. (Just watch the video he made in June celebrating the Supreme Court gay marriage decision and deriding its dissenters.) Continue Reading.
4:36 pm CST - October 02, 2015
Posted under Cartoons