Today, the Supreme Court upheld our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms by striking down a New York law that effectively prohibited a citizen from carrying a handgun outside the home.
"Because of our trigger bill that we passed last year, in 30 days, abortion will be banned in Texas. I thank God for delivering us this day, and I am so proud that Texas has taken the lead to ensure that such evil can no longer live in our state."
U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) issued the following statement on his new legislation, H.Res. 1183, denouncing the acts of domestic terrorism being committed by pro-abortion extremists.
On Thursday, the single greatest living American used the occasion of his 74th birthday to remind of his greatness. He did so by issuing the single piece of writing that, at least thus far, best encapsulates and defines his career as one of the most towering constitutionalists in the history of the republic.
“Underserved communities like Uvalde are desperately in need of mental health care resources – now and into the future. Unfortunately, mental health clinicians and resources in these communities are few and far between,” said Cong. Tony Gonzales, as he introduced legislation to deliver funding and mental health care grants to nine key areas.
"Our legislation focuses on curbing gun violence and prioritizing law enforcement, includes criminal prosecutions of persons who illegally buy a gun, as well as expanding Project Exile to more effectively prosecute those who commit violent crimes with a firearm. These are issues the left & right should be able to agree on," said Sen. Ted Cruz while filing the "Safe Kids, Safe Schools, Safe Communities Act of 2022."
Basic fairness dictates that people should be taxed on real and actual gains or profits, not the phantom gains. But the IRS doesn’t see it that way. The dramatic increase in the Inflation Rate in the last year should lead those who care about capital formation and economic growth to reform the Capital Gains Tax. Why? It's a tax on savings.
“The Biden White House is attempting to force every State & Local entity to adopt its Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Agenda – or suffer massive financial consequences,” said Texas Attorney General Paxton, who joined Tennessee's multi-state letter urging Mr. Biden to halt the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's “sex discrimination” from schools initiative.
Republican pundits and conservative activists are debating whether they can win in 2024 with the successful Trump Agenda – but without the controversial former president as their nominee. The Democrats have a similar, but far more serious dilemma with President Joe Biden. No wonder they are growing desperate to find ways to cut him loose.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has characterized Biden's "Gas Tax Holiday" idea as a "public relations stunt." Senator Tom Carper – a Delaware Democrat from Mr. Biden's home state who chairs the Environment & Public Works Committee – called the proposal “shortsighted & inefficient.” As the frustration builds, have top party Democrats begun to revolt against Joe Biden?
"Texas is home to 1.25 million women business owners," said Gov. Abbott, announcing that the Governor’s Commission for Women will begin its "2022 Women-Owned Business Series" on Wednesday, August 31st. Including four weekly webinars, the program offers Experts & Actionable Advice for Texas' women business owners on starting, growing and sustaining a business.
"The creation of the Texas Broadband Development Office (BDO) last year represented a major step toward closing the digital divide that plagues so many hard-working Texans, especially in rural parts of the state," said Comptroller Hegar, adding, "Texas needs flexibility from the Federal Government to ensure its residents are connected to broadband as quickly – and as efficiently – as possible."
The Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) has announced that it will host its "Emergency Operations Plan: Requirements & Filing" webinar at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29th. The webinar is free, but registration is required and registrants are required to be a company under RRC jurisdiction.
Last week, I was invited to testify before a House Committee hearing entitled: "How the Biden American Rescue Plan Saved the Economy & Lives." I am not making this up. Can you imagine, given our current conditions? I told the committee's Democrats that the idea Congress would even hold such a hearing when the economy's coming unhinged only reinforces the suspicions of most everyday Americans.
As the Biden White House continues to shut down new Oil & Gas leases for U.S. production and development of the nation's domestic resources, and while the average cost of gas at the pump has skyrocketed to over $5.00 a gallon, Texas' Att. Gen. Ken Paxton is fighting to reverse a court’s decision impacting the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history.
President Biden’s economy continued to collapse, yet despite the problems facing us, Nancy Pelosi and liberals in Congress insist on focusing on a partisan smear campaign that's costing taxpayers millions of dollars. As gas prices, inflation, and the border crisis escalate, buying a home or car is getting harder and harder for American families.
After the Texas Department of Public Safety had a record-breaking year of Fentanyl seizures in 2021, the amount apprehended so far this Calendar Year is up 58%. In addition, 50 individuals on the Terrorist Watchlist have been captured at the Southern Border since October 2021 as the Biden White House's open border policies threaten National Security.
The Homeowner Flood Insurance Transparency Act alleviates the burden of increasing premium rates that some flood insurance policyholders are experiencing under FEMA’s newly-implemented NFIP Risk Rating 2.0 (RR2.0)