On the Record

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Sen. Cruz Applauds United States’ Withdrawal From the Open Skies Treaty

Sen. Cruz has been a leading advocate on efforts for the U.S. to withdraw from the OST. In 2017, he advanced language to the NDAA limiting funding for the treaty.

11.24.2020
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Back in Washington to protect our American values

It's great to be back in Washington, D.C. serving TX-25! I'm ready to hit the ground running to deliver more COVID-19 relief for our Texan families and businesses, and to protect our American values under Speaker Pelosi's radical Democrat Majority.23

11.24.2020
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Abbott: San Antonio Selected as Finalist For U.S. Space Command Headquarters

"The Air Force will find no better location for the U.S. Space Command than Port San Antonio," said Texas Governor Greg Abbott, after the Department of the U.S. Air Force selected San Antonio as one of the six finalists for the U.S. Space Command Headquarters.

11.23.2020
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Sen. Cruz Applauds Air Force Selection of San Antonio as Finalist to Host U.S. Space Command Headquarters

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued  the following statement on the Air Force’s announcement that San Antonio, Texas has been selected as one of the of six finalist locations to host the U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) headquarters following the evaluation phase of the selection process.

11.23.2020
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AG Pax­ton Joins 18-State Coali­tion to Pro­tect Unborn Babies from Dis­crim­i­na­to­ry Abortion

The law also prohibits abortions once the baby’s heartbeat becomes detectable, a universal indicator of life.  

11.23.2020
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Pax­ton Announces $113 Mil­lion Set­tle­ment with Apple Over iPhone Throttling

“This settlement is a victory for honest business and customers, as well as a stern warning to any companies who attempt to cover their mistakes at the expense of consumer choice,” said Attorney General Ken Paxton, who joined over 30 other Attorneys General to settle Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle customers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones.

11.20.2020
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Texas Adds 118,100 Jobs During Month of October

Texas added 136,300 jobs over the past month, and the Texas unemployment rate fell from 8.3% in September to 6.9% in October. "The job growth we've seen over the past 6 months shows an enduring strength in our state’s economy,” said Texas Workforce Commission Chairman Bryan Daniel.

11.20.2020
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Supreme Court Backs Paxton, Texas Dept. of Crim­i­nal Justice in Suit Seeking Burdensome COVID-19 Requirements

"The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has taken extraordinary measures to protect inmates from COVID-19, and they must be able retain flexibility," said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, commending the U.S. Supreme Court for denying inmates’ request to re-impose burdensome COVID-19 requirements that unnecessarily exceeded professional measures already implemented by TDCJ.

11.19.2020
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AG Paxton’s Child Sup­port Divi­sion Sets New Record by Col­lect­ing $4.8 Bil­lion for Texas Children

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Office of the Attorney General’s Child Support Division set a new record by collecting more than $4.8 billion in child support for the state fiscal year 2020.

11.18.2020
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'We’re Getting Ready to Overturn Election Results in Multiple States,’ says Trump Campaign Attorney

“I don’t make comments without having the evidence to back it up,” said attorney Sidney Powell, who recently joined President Donald Trump’s legal team. Whistleblowers are coming forward with “so much evidence I feel like it’s coming in through a fire hose,” Powell said.

11.18.2020
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RRC Commissioner Wayne Christian Selected as Vice Chairman of Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

Railroad Commissioner Wayne Christian participated in the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC) virtual annual meeting. At the meeting, Christian was selected to be Vice Chairman of the Commission, serving under Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt.

11.17.2020
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Texas Comptroller’s Office Honored as a Top Workplace in the Greater Austin Metro Area

The Texas Comptroller’s office ranked as a Top 10 large-sized employer in the Austin American Statesman’s 2020 Top Workplaces of Greater Austin survey.

11.17.2020
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Trump Lays Out Path to Victory: "It's Probably Two, Three Weeks" Before We Know the Outcome, says President

"We're going to win Wisconsin. Arizona, it'll be down to 8,000 votes – if we can do an audit, we'll be in good shape," the president said. "Georgia, we're going to win because now we have hand-counting. Hand-counting is the best. To do a spin of the machine doesn't mean anything," said President Trump in an exclusive interview with the Washington Examiner's Byron York.

11.13.2020
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ABBOTT: DSHS Announces COVID-19 Antibody Distribution to Hospitals Across Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott announced today that the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is allocating an initial shipment of Bamlanivimab, the Eli Lilly & Company monoclonal antibody therapy, to be distributed as early as next week to acute care hospitals across every geographic region of the state.

11.13.2020
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Patrick Offers Up to $1 Million in Rewards for Voter Fraud, Verification of Mail-In Ballot Irregularities

“President Trump’s pursuit of voter fraud is not only essential to determine the outcome of this election, its essential to maintain our democracy and restore faith in future elections,” said Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick earlier this week, announcing he will pay up to $1 million to incentivize, encourage and reward people to come forward and report voter fraud.

11.13.2020
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Governor Abbott Issues Statement On Texas House Speaker Race

Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement congratulating Representative Dade Phelan on securing the necessary votes to become the next Speaker of the Texas House.

11.13.2020
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Sen. Cruz: The Mainstream Media Doesn’t Want To Let Process Play Out

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and former member of the legal defense team for President George W. Bush in Bush v. Gore – this week appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and the ‘Hugh Hewitt Show’ to discuss the ongoing election litigation process . . .

11.13.2020
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Pete Sessions: Thank You!

Victory for TX-17! Tuesday night was a great night for us and the victory we accomplished for the Republican Party. 

11.09.2020
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State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.7 Billion in October

The majority of October sales tax revenue is based on sales made in September and remitted to the agency in October.

11.09.2020
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'If the Voters that We KNOW are Still Out There Actually Show Up ON Election Day, President Trump has 4 More Years,” says Stepien

If President Trump's supporters turn out on Election Day in the large numbers forecasters project, “It’s pretty simple. If the voters that we KNOW are still out there for Election Day actually show up ON Election Day, President Trump has four more years,” Trump's campaign manager said earlier today.

11.02.2020
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11.24.2020

TEXAS INSIDER ON YOUTUBE

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11.23.2020
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11.23.2020
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