"Thanks to employers large and small, the future of Texas shines bright with the best workforce in America," said Gov. Greg Abbott earlier today while announcing that the state of Texas had hit another all-time record for job creation by reaching 13,059,600 total jobs, surpassing all previous employment highs.
“The falling unemployment rate demonstrates Texans taking advantage of the numerous job and career opportunities provided by our Texas employers,” said Texas Workforce Commissioner Aaron Demerson, announcing that Texas had added a 694,400 jobs since December 2020 and the Texas Unemployment Rate in December 2021 was 5.0%.
Ongoing site visits by the Texas Railroad Commission to natural gas facilities show that significant progress has been made by Texas facilities to supply the fuel in emergency weather conditions. And, since the start of the fourth quarter of last year, operators in the Permian Basin have added more than 30 drilling rigs to the basin.
On Wednesday, a Politico/Morning Consult survey came out that showed that 37% of Americans awarded Biden a grade of "F" for his first year, and another 12% giving him a "D." School kids with grades like that risk being held back a year – or expelled.
Representatives from state agencies that are members of the Emergency Management Council will report to the SOC beginning Thursday, January 20 at 8:00 AM CT to assist in the state's winter weather response.
“He inherited what should have been a banner year. Our economy had rebounded under President Trump faster than anyone expected. We had trillions of COVID money in the economy, reopening regions, and life saving vaccines."
After their previous ruling, the Office of the Attorney General no longer has the authority to independently prosecute criminal cases in trial courts. Attorney General Paxton has filed a motion for the Court of Criminal Appeals to rehear the case.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm expressing strong support for Freeport LNG’s expansion of export capacity at their liquefaction and export terminal in Brazoria County, Texas.
Pray we dodge those bullets, literally. I’ve got a new non-fiction book from Regnery on America’s looming chaos coming out on July 12th, so I’ve been digging deep into the worst-case scenarios. You’ll want to pray really hard. Since Trump left, everything has gotten worse.
“We strongly and proudly support Justin Holland for Texas House District 33," said TREPAC Chair Nancy Garcia, who along with Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan made a joint announcement of their support. "His long history of dedicated community involvement, commitment to serving Texas, and effectiveness as a lawmaker make him the clear choice in this race," Garcia said.
A.G. Ken Paxton says his office has received complaints about potential scams during the latest Omicron variant surge, and is also aware of press reports regarding pop-up mobile testing sites in Houston taking Texans’ personal and credit card information in the course of administering a COVID-19 test – only to disappear the next day without a trace.
“We're seeing Democrats today in the Senate, with the active encouragement of President Joe Biden, engaging on not one but two partisan power grabs – and doing them both with a twist. Let me explain," said Sen. Ted Cruz on the Senate Floor, lambasting Democrats for the brazen attempt of trying to hold on to power by blowing up the Senate filibuster and enacting a federal takeover of elections.
When Joe Biden was Candidate Biden, he promised Americans that if elected President he would “shut down” COVID-19 and that all Americans would “have access to regular, reliable, and free testing.” Now, as public confidence in his presidency withers away, the American people deserve and must demand accountability from his Administration.
"Texas has readied resources ahead of wildfire threats in several communities over the next few days," said Gov. Abbott earlier today, directing the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to ready resources in response to possible elevated fire weather through the end of the week and across the state.
The anniversary of the Capitol Hill riot on January 6th was something the average media liberal celebrated more than the birth of their first child, and they probably love it more too.
While President Biden's daily "Job Approval" rating is down to just 38%, voter's "Economic Confidence" in Rasmussen's latest poll is down nearly 2% from December's already low numbers. And, most voters even say they believe the U.S. Senate’s filibuster is such an “important distinction” between the U.S. House and Senate that it is worth preserving.
"This award will continue to strengthen the economic impact of the growing space industry blueprint already being made in Cameron County," said County Judge Eddie Trevino after Gov. Greg Abbott today announced grants totaling $5,000,000 each to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corporation and the Houston Spaceport Development Corporation to help develop the space industry sectors there.
“Forcing compliance like this on 84 million Americans simply because they work for employers that have more than 100 employees was never based on science or on the Constitutional Authority of the Executive Branch," said Texas Cong. Kevin Brady after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden Administration’s proposed imposition of a Vaccine Mandates, which sought to force and use America's corporations to implement Biden's Agenda.