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Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law

Individuals who come to Texas from out of state to engage in looting, violence, or other destructive acts in violation of federal law will be subject to federal prosecution.

06.02.2020
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AG Pax­ton Warns U.S. Sen­ate Lead­er­ship of Dan­gers to Elec­tion Integri­ty in Expand­ing Mail-In Bal­lot­ing with the HEROES Act

Certain provisions in the proposed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act) interfere with state elections by transforming them in a way that benefits vote harvesters and can lead to massive disenfranchisement of lawful, qualified voters.

06.02.2020
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Brady Introduces Return To Work Bonus Legislation

This bill will help local businesses rebuild their workforce quickly by turning these unemployment benefits into a back-to-work bonus that will provide a bump to workers and help accelerate our economic recovery. 

06.02.2020
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Cmr. George P. Bush to all Texans: Hurricane Season 2020 Starts Today

Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging all Texans to prepare for the 2020 hurricane season, which began Monday, June 1, and runs through November 30, 2020.

06.02.2020
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in May

Comptroller Glenn Hegar: State sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in May, 13.2 percent less than in May 2019 and the steepest year-over-year decline since January 2010.

06.02.2020
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Gov. Abbott Activates National Guard, Deploys State Resources, Declares State of Disaster & Surges State Resources in Response to Protests, Escalating Violence

To ensure peaceful protest, Governor Greg Abbott has activated the Texas National Guard, has sent state resources to the cities of Houston, Dallas, San Antonio and Austin to maintain public safety in response to protest violence throughout the state.

06.01.2020
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Sen. Cruz Calls for Criminal Investigation Into Twitter's ‘Blatant & Willful Violation’ of U.S. Sanctions on Iran

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz to Attorney General Bill Barr and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin: Investigate Twitter for willfully violating American sanctions on Iran by providing social media accounts and services to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif.

06.01.2020
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Senator Hall Makes Statement on Contact Tracing

Contact tracing is technically wrong, as it may be an effective tool to trace slow moving deadly viruses such as Ebola or Tuberculosis, but not for a fast-moving virus with a low death rate that is primarily spread by asymptomatic people.

06.01.2020
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Hegar, Texas Comptroller's Office Release Updated Transparency Tool to See How Tax Dollars are Spent

This powerful new visualization tool gives users a daily look into state government finance, and allows them to download State Financial Data for further analysis.

06.01.2020
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Olson Statement on Floyd Protests

America must take a hard look at the wrong actions that have led to this moment and collectively work to fix this problem. But we cannot achieve the positive change needed with senseless violence.

06.01.2020
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Babin Congratulates NASA and SpaceX on Successful Launch

Babin: For too long, we have been dependent on Russia to put Americans into space – that dependence ends today.

06.01.2020
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Sen. Cruz Applauds President Trump’s Action on Big Tech Bias

For too long, social media platforms like Twitter have hid behind their opaque algorithms and Section 230 immunity to target speech with which they disagree and advance their own political agendas.

05.29.2020
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More Flexibility for Small Businesses

With the passage of this act, small businesses across America will have more time to use their Paycheck Protection Program funds, and more choice in how they use them.

05.29.2020
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Rep. Williams Joins Lawsuit Against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Over Unconstitutional Proxy Vote Rule

The lawsuit is being filed in the D.C. District Court. Representing the plaintiffs are Chuck Cooper and Joel Alicea (lead counsel), and Elliott Berke (outside counsel)

05.29.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $3.6 Million To Connect Nursing Facility Residents And Families

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced $3.6 million in funding for nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams, and headphones to connect residents with their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

05.29.2020
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Governor Calls For 5% Budget Cut, Miller Will Cut TDA 10%.

Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has ordered his staff to deepen that cut to 10 percent.

05.29.2020
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Gov. Abbott Announces Additional Services, Activities that Can Re-Open Under Phase II

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation expanding additional services and activities that can open under Phase II of the state's plan to safely and strategically open.

05.28.2020
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Brady Statement on the Passing of Sam Johnson

Congressman Kevin Brady statement upon the announcement of the passing of Sam Johnson, former Chairman of the Ways and Means Committee:

05.28.2020
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05.29.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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05.27.2020
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05.26.2020
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