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Blue Ribbon Taskforce Unveils Plan to Curtail Flaring

Texas RRC heard from the state's oil and gas trade associations, environmental advocacy groups, and several oil and gas producers about the issue of flaring and how Texas can implement meaningful reforms to reduce flaring.

06.18.2020
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Brady: Mnuchin is Right, Now Is Not the Time for Countries to Impose New Digital Taxes

Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX) agrees with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin sending a letter to four European finance ministers warning them not to press forward with plans for new digital taxes

06.18.2020
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US Representatives Arrington and Cuellar File HR 7151 to Designate Future Extension of I-27 adding $55.6B to the Texas GDP

Representatives Jodey Arrington and Henry Cuellar filed HR 7151 to designate the future extension of Interstate-27. ​​​​​​​

06.18.2020
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Democrats Call You & Me – and about 70% of America's Voters – 'Racist'

What happens when a political party is hijacked by fanatics, ideologues, and hysterics who don’t care whether they win or lose an election? They lose elections. That’s where the Democrats are headed. A political party stupid enough to call you a "Racist" is too stupid to govern.

06.17.2020
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State Rep. Phil King: There are 4 Key Things Police Department Can Do to Fix 95% of Their Problems

Appearing on DFW's NBC-5 "Lone Star Politics" Program, State Reps. Phil King and Nicole Collier talk about possible future actions the Texas Legislature might try to pass during the 2021 Legislative Session to prevent events like the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN.

06.16.2020
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Cong. Kevin Brady: Tackling Injustice

In order to enact real change, we need real solutions. We ought to come together – every party, everywhere – and not just address these issues, but prevent them going forward. 

06.16.2020
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Sens. Cruz, Scott, Johnson Request Update From Governors on State Spending of Trillions in Coronavirus Response Funding

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) sent a letter to U.S. Governors requesting information on how their states have allocated the trillions of dollars in taxpayer funding from the CARES Act and other federal coronavirus response measures.

06.16.2020
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George P. Bush warns protesters: 'Don't mess with the Alamo'

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, responding to rumors that protesters were looking to target the Alamo, had a clear warning for anyone who might be considering causing damage to the historical San Antonio site.

06.16.2020
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Rep. Williams Introduces Resolution Calling for Justice for George Floyd and Opposing Defunding the Police

Congressman Roger Williams (R-TX-25) today joined his colleagues introducing a resolution calling for justice for George Floyd and opposing calls to defund the police.

06.16.2020
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State Rep. Tan Parker: Celebrating 2020's June Graduates, and A Father’s Day of Gratitude

Sometimes the path we set out on is not the one that completes the journey. And when it comes to our children, mountains can be moved. The current state of affairs has certainly taught our youth this lesson in life.

06.12.2020
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Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $690 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $690.4 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 11.7 percent less than in June 2019.

06.12.2020
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TPWD Announces Funding Opportunity for Streamside Landowners

The TPWD is looking to expand public access to fishing and paddling on Texas rivers through leased access agreements with streamside landowners. Private streamside properties are essential to achieving this goal, and TPWD is requesting applications from landowners for the River Access and Conservation Areas program.

06.12.2020
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Governor Abbott, DSHS Distribute Additional Round Of Antiviral Drug Remdesivir Across Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is distributing additional cases of the antiviral drug remdesivir to 85 hospitals across 34 counties in Texas.

06.11.2020
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Why You No Longer Recognize Your Country

Mass looting throughout the nation. Police precincts burned to the ground. Murdered cops. A historic church in Lafayette Park set on fire Video after horrifying video of innocent Americans being beaten senseless by gangs of thugs, as one political party demands: “DEFUND THE POLICE!” Everyone is saying it: I no longer recognize my country.

06.11.2020
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AG Pax­ton Joins 52 AG Coali­tion Applaud­ing FCC Efforts to Aid Law Enforce­ment and End Ille­gal Robocalls

AG Ken Paxton joined 52 attorneys general in a letter to the FCC, applauding an amendment to rules created under the TRACED Act allowing efforts to trace the origin of suspected unlawful robocalls and coordinate with state attorneys general.  

06.11.2020
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Sen. Cruz Urges Secretary of Defense to Protect Religious Freedom of Military Service Members

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) sent a letter urging Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to protect religious freedom within the Department of Defense after reports that the Army had censored military chaplains.

06.11.2020
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State Reps. Capriglione, Hunter Anticipate CoronaVirus Information Sharing Debate during 2021 Legislative Session

Two Texas State Representatives, as well as some of the state's most well-know press associations, say they are anticipating heated legislative debate come January 2021 to address how nursing homes and other medical facilities balance the issues of sharing information with family members, while dealing with crucial CoronaVirus safety issues and protecting patient's privacy.

06.10.2020
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08.11.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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08.06.2020
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