The event was President Donald Trump's Independence (without the scare-quotes) Day speech at Mount Rushmore. . . The speech was, according to The New York Times, a "dark and divisive speech" designed to deliver a "divisive culture war message." The Washington Post called it a "dystopian speech" and a "push to amplify racism."
U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) released the following statement commending FEMA for awarding Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District (ISD) $27,818,876 in federal funding to replace Henderson Middle School, which was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
The Texas Workforce Commission reminds claimants that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) ends the week of July 25, 2020. FPUC provided an additional $600 per week to claimants who lost work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady addressed hospital capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday calling the health care system “over prepared” as the spike in cases continues.
This new site will offer 5,000 tests per day and will be operational Wednesday, July 8th through Tuesday, July 14th from 8 AM to 6 PM. This surge testing site is made possible through a collaboration with the State of Texas, HHS, Hidalgo County, and the City of Edinburg.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is partnering with a national education program created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to help children learn important concepts of financial literacy.
Nearly every industry -- with very few exceptions -- has been forced to impose layoffs, furloughs or dramatic reductions in hours for its employees. The one major exception has been the United States federal government, which has had virtually no layoffs since the start of the year.
Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25), today sent a bipartisan letter with Congressman Mike Levin (D-CA-49) to the House Appropriations Committee urging that financial relief for federally impacted school districts be included in future COVID-19 legislation.
The World Health Organization can no longer be trusted. It had an obligation to warn the world about the coronavirus. Instead, the organization helped the Chinese Communist Party cover it up, allowing the outbreak in Wuhan to become a global pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 500,000 people worldwide and put millions more lives at risk.
After receiving a (Paycheck Protection Program) loan from the federal government, Renee Swann made a large personal loan to her campaign. . .The Treasury Department’s July 6th report reveals a PPP loan of between $150,000 and $350,000 was provided to Swann’s husband, Russell E. Swann. The borrowing entity is a corporation under his control.
Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas will invest $57 million in federal funds to maintain the state’s need-based financial aid programs and keep more students enrolled at their colleges and universities.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is distributing 448 cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir to 157 hospitals across Texas.
U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Shelley Moore Capito, and introduced the Loan Interest Forgiveness for Taxpayers Under a Pandemic (LIFT UP) Act, legislation that would expand the eligibility for debt forgiveness provided in the CARES Act to small businesses that received SBA disaster loans.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded the United States Supreme Court for partially staying a district court order that halted energy infrastructure construction nationwide and impeded economic growth.
Joe Biden is campaigning for the votes of the 76% of Democrats who are not very proud of their country -- who long for the failures of socialism. He wants to roll back the Trump tax cuts that created a booming economy and the lowest black unemployment on record, the same tax cuts and deregulation that are enabling the current economic bounce back.
Respected Carson County Sheriff Tam Terry today endorsed Josh Winegarner for U.S. Congress in the GOP Primary Runoff. Early voting is already underway in the July 14th election.
Gov. Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order today requiring all Texans in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces, with few exceptions.