Each year, the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo – the world's largest event of its kind with more than 34,000 livestock and horse show entries – honors various public Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMS and other Emergency Service Agencies in the Houston Area. Governor Abbott recognized 16 award recipients – 15 Texans and one group organization – for their selfless leadership, heroism, and sacrifice to their fellow Texans.
Make no mistake: This threat of violence is very real. Organized groups targeting Supreme Court Justices with protest outside their homes to pressure them into changing their rulings is spiraling out of control – despite the fact that such harassment violates a Federal Law. President Biden's unwillingness to punish those who violate the law in a targeted way is encouraging those on the left who support political violence.
For the umpteenth time: The United States is not the problem – China is. The U.S. has reduced our pollution emissions more than any other nation on the face of the earth, the "problem" continues, and Democrats can do nothing but blame the U.S. – why is that? China's pollution levels are three times higher than ours, and soon India will pass the U.S. in carbon emissions. Biden & The Left are knee-capping our Energy Industry!
"SB 1474 creates targeted funding that addresses the education of our most vulnerable kids in a more individualized way than ever before. It incorporates the input of the people who know the kids the best – their parents. This will create lasting, transformative, and positive change for our special ed students and families,” said Sen. Angela Paxton, as she and Sen. Paul Bettencourt seek to dramatically improve special education in Texas.
"With a strong, pro-growth agenda this session, we will keep Texas the number one state in the nation for economic development and job creation. Success doesn’t just happen — it’s the result of years of tireless work. Working together, we'll make sure our state’s economy continues to provide boundless opportunities for every Texan,” said Gov. Greg Abbott during a luncheon hosted by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and others.
“As a dentist, I know firsthand how expensive graduate school is, as well as how burdensome hefty student loans are. This bill will help remove those barriers, bring quality doctors and dentists to patients in Texas and underserved areas across America – all while protecting medical students,” said Cong. Brian Babin (TX-36,) as he looks to address growing doctor shortages and make medical education more affordable.
Last week I gaveled in the first full hearing of the House Committee on Small Business titled “From Nothing to Something: The Story of the American Dream.” During this hearing, we heard from entrepreneurs from around the country about the increasing challenges their businesses face every day – including a 17-year-old with cerebral palsy who is the owner/operator of Crippling Hot Sauce.
After Nike and Cracker Barrel shut down their operations in Portland, Oregon last year and decided to call it quits due to the growing and out of control crime levels there, Walmart Stores has become the latest to shut its stores in the city. "Theft is an issue. It’s higher than what it's historically been,” Walmart CEO Doug McMillon told CNBC. “If that’s not corrected over time, prices will be higher and stores will close."
In a packed school gym with more than 450 parents, students, teachers, and parent empowerment advocates, Texas Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plan to expand the right of all Texas parents to choose the best education option for their child. "From the Rio Grande Valley all the way to the Panhandle, Texans – urban, suburban & rural – want to empower parents," said Abbott.
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $3.68 billion in February, 14.2 percent more than in February 2022. The majority of February sales tax revenue is based on sales made in January and remitted to the agency in February.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) delivered remarks on the floor of the U.S. Senate celebrating the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Rangers.
30-plus partner organizations are participating in Austin and via a robust digital presence (#TXEnergyDay2023). Texas Energy Day @ the Capitol has been held every other year during the Texas Legislative Session since 2017.
According to Kennedy, Americans are "governed by deeply weird, nauseously woke people who hate George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head; who hyperventilate on their yoga mats if you use the wrong pronoun; who think kids should be able to change their gender at recess; who carry around Ziploc bags of kale to give them energy; who think they are better than us."
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas) today sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers about allegations that the FBI was secretly surveilling recent meetings of the pro-life group Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising (PAAU).
Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas won Site Selection Magazine's Governor's Cup for a record-shattering 11th consecutive year and 19th win overall—records unmatched by any other state.
Attorney General Paxton sent a West Virginia-led comment letter to Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA) Administrator Michael Regan, urging the agency to drop a new rule that directly targets the oil and natural gas industry with crippling regulations.
At their Feb. 28 open meeting, RRC Commissioners unanimously voted to refer two actions by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to the Texas Attorney General to challenge their validity.
Wokesters had long suppressed that reality, demonizing any who rejected its orthodox lies and spoke a larger truth: A dystopic China is not our global partner in greening the planet. Criticizing Stalinist China is not "racist." China is not building a progressive society that is a model for others.