This means funding will be made available to school systems in Texas that have seen enrollment and attendance declines because of the COVID-19 pandemic, as long as they maintain or increase current levels of on-campus attendance.
The bill sends a strong message to cities like Austin, which recently cut its police department budget by $150,000,000, that putting citizens and law enforcement further in harm’s way will not be tolerated.
Representative Bryan Slaton of House District 2 filed HB 2862 to finish building the wall on the Texas-Mexico border that began during President Donald Trump's Administration.
Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) released the following apprehension data currently taking place in the United States Border Patrol - Rio Grande Valley Sector.
When public policies have produced disastrous results, and when alternative policies have resulted in immediate, seemingly miraculous improvement, why would anyone want to go back to the earlier policies? Is there any reason to suppose that this time will be different?
After touring TX-17 this last weekend, I am astounded at both the damage our counties have encountered and the resilience of our people. For those who need assistance or know someone in need, here's how to do it.
"Each person has a role to play in their own personal safety and the safety of others. With this executive order, we are ensuring that all businesses and families in Texas have the freedom to determine their own destiny," said Gov. Abbott, lifting the mask mandate and increasing the capacity of all businesses to 100%.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Mornings with Maria’ to discuss Texas’ repealed mask mandate, the need to re-open schools across the country, the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, and the crisis at our southern border.
The majority of February's sales tax revenue is based on sales made in January and remitted in February, although the Feb. 22nd due date for taxes and fees to be reported and paid was extended by one week due to effects of the winter storm.
"We are not saying, 'Don't come.' We are saying, 'Don't come now,'" said Homeland Security Sect. Alejandro Mayorkas – serving as the Biden Administration's official welcome announcement to potential illegal border crossers. The message has been received – and the flow is sure to increase.
Every 10 years, the State Legislature is tasked with redrawing district boundaries based on the latest data from the U.S. Census. The House Redistricting Committee and its 15-members have jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to any changes in State Legislative Districts & Congressional Districts, including any preparations necessary for the redistricting process.
"Despite the challenges faced from the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen what Texas can achieve when we foster an environment that empowers people to succeed," said Gov. Greg Abbott, after Site Selection Magazine announced Texas won their "Governor's Cup Award" for a record-breaking 9th year in a row.
Last week was a trying time for many Texans. We’ve heard the sometimes-deadly stories of families losing Heat & Power for extended periods. Here's how to connect with the Texas Dept. of Emergency Management (TDEM) and give them the critical information needed to secure additional support from Washington.
Texas Trucking Association (TXTA) today released the following statement regarding filed and reserved bills addressing abusive lawsuits against owners and operators of commercial vehicles in Texas.
Americans are desperate for the COVID-19 vaccine. Our main street businesses are hurting. Millions of Americans are still out of work. Schools remain closed across the nation.
Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference in Corpus Christi where he announced the statewide Save Our Seniors initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors across Texas.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced his top 31 priorities for the 87th legislative session. Texas Alliance for Life is pleased that his priorities include "Senate Bill 9 -- Abortion Ban Trigger," also known as the Human Life Protection Act.