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Patrick Statement on Fauci Criticism of Texas

It is notable that Dr. Fauci did not criticize Andrew Cuomo’s deadly decisions in New York or California’s strategy, whose months long draconian lock down has had no impact on case numbers there. Note that the death rate in New York is 161 per hundred thousand, while Texas is 8.3 per hundred thousand. The California death rate is almost twice that of Texas.

07.02.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation To Expand Hospital Capacity In Four Additional Texas Counties

Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation suspending elective surgeries at hospitals in Cameron, Hidalgo, Nueces, and Webb counties to help ensure hospital bed availability for COVID-19 patients.

07.02.2020
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AG Pax­ton Releas­es State­ment on SCO­TUS Deci­sion Defend­ing Free Exer­cise of Reli­gion and School Choice

At issue in the case was whether a program created to provide tuition assistance to parents who send their children to private schools was constitutional.

07.02.2020
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Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce $9 Million for Nursing Facility Infection Control Projects to Prevent COVID-19

Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced $9 million in federal funding for nursing facilities to implement infection control projects to protect residents and staff from the spread of COVID-19.

07.01.2020
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Congressman Arrington: West Texas Wrap-up

The recent stabbing of two Lubbock County Sheriff deputies was a tragic reminder of the dangerous situations men and women in law enforcement encounter on a daily basis.

07.01.2020
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Rep. Williams: USMCA Enters Into Force July 1

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) statement as the United States Mexico Canada Agreement officially went into effect.

07.01.2020
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Cmr. George P. Bush to FEMA: Partial Home Repair Programs are Vital to Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 Following a Hurricane

Commissioner George P. Bush sent a letter to Keith Turi, Assistant Administrator for the Recovery Directorate for FEMA, asking the agency to reconsider discontinuing the use of a partial home repair program during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

07.01.2020
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in June

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.67 billion in June, 6.5 percent less than in June 2019.

07.01.2020
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Governor Abbott Takes Executive Action To Contain Spread Of COVID-19; Secures Extension Of Federally-Supported Testing Sites In Texas

The targeted, measured directives in the executive order are based on links between certain types of businesses and services and the recent rise in positive cases throughout the state.

06.29.2020
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Sens. Cruz, Cornyn Urge HHS and FEMA to Continue Federal Support for Testing Sites in Texas 

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn sent a letter to Secretary of (HHS Alex Azar and Administrator of the FEMA Pete Gaynor urging them to continue the federal support for CBTS sites in Texas as testing capacity remains a crucial component to defeating COVID-19, strengthening the economy, and safely getting Texans back to work.

06.29.2020
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Babin Responds to the House Passage of the Justice in Policing Act

Although U.S. Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36) remains ready and willing to discuss potential police reform, Congressman Babin deeply opposes this particular legislation.

06.29.2020
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AG Pax­ton: Apex Home Ener­gy Solu­tions to Imme­di­ate­ly Halt Decep­tive Busi­ness Practices

Attorney General Paxton announced that his office obtained an agreed final judgment and permanent injunction against Apex Home Energy Solutions.

06.29.2020
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Republican Sen. Tom Cotton: “When you Tear Down Statues of George Washington & Ulysses Grant, It’s Not about the Civil War."

"It’s because you hate America. Indeed, these rioters hate America,” said Sen. Tom Cotton, a Decorated Veteran who served in both the Iraqi & Afghanistan Wars. “We cannot cannot allow it to go unpunished," Cotton said, calling on the Dept. of Justice to bring charges against ‘Mob Vigilantes’ who desecrate statues or monuments.

06.26.2020
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Cong. Sessions' Opponent, Renee Swann: “I know what slavery is like. It’s like being told in Egypt, 'You’ve got to make brick...'"

Unfortunately, the gaffe is one that happened recently with Congressional Candidate Renee Swann of Waco, Texas. Swann and Pete Sessions are in the home-stretch prior to July 14th's Run-Off Election for Texas' 17th Congressional District based in Waco – and Early Voting starts Monday.

06.25.2020
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Will 'Trump Stealth Voters' be President's Secret Weapon in 2020, as Happened in 2016?

Stealth Trump voters are not ashamed of voting for the president. They just don’t want a target on their backs. "I support the president too, but I'm not as strong as some to come out and say it in public,” said one of those interviewed.

06.25.2020
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Gov. Abbott Announces Temporary Pause of Reopening Phases, Issues Exec. Order Expanding Hospital Capacity

Governor Greg Abbott announced that the State of Texas will pause any further phases to open Texas as the state responds to the recent increase in positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. He also issued an Executive Order to ensure hospital bed availability for patients

06.25.2020
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Sen. Cruz: The Chinese Communist Party Bears Enormous Responsibility for the Coronavirus Pandemic

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz during a full committee hearing on Tuesday discussed the Chinese Communist Party’s culpability in allowing the coronavirus outbreak to become a global pandemic and examined legal actions the U.S. and international community could take to hold accountable the Chinese officials directly responsible.

06.25.2020
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Texas Workforce Commission Expands Training Grants and Child Care Funding

TWC took additional action to promote economic recovery and support the health of all Texans. These actions include expanding the eligibility for Skills Development Funds training grants and a federal waiver request to increase pre-kindergarten match allowance for child care centers.

06.25.2020
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07.10.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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07.09.2020
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07.08.2020
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