Category Archive: Breaking News

Oct 15 2014

Voter ID Remains In Effect

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of Texas, Voter ID Remains In Effect AUSTIN—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today ruled unanimously that the State’s voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. The Texas Attorney General’s office released the following statement from Lauren Bean, Deputy Communications Director: “We …

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Oct 08 2014

Ebola: Fight the Disease, not the Victims

The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, build the isolation units, supply the needed medicine, doctors, nurses and support personnel needed to isolate and treat those afflicted, track down and monitor those who might have been in …

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Sep 26 2014

School District School Discipline Invistigation

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Tupelo Public School District in Tupelo, Mississippi, to ensure nondiscrimination in the district’s disciplinary system for students.    OCR’s investigation revealed that black students had been disproportionately subjected to discipline at every stage in the …

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May 22 2013

Military strength depends on stopping sexual assaults

  “We must do everything we can to put an end to these abuses. They are ruining the lives of thousands of patriotic women who wanted only to serve their country but fell prey to men who abused positions of power.’ Recent allegations of sexual assault by members of our armed forces have refocused national …

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Jun 15 2012

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON IMMIGRATION

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THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  This morning, Secretary Napolitano announced new actions my administration will take to mend our nation’s immigration policy, to make it more fair, more efficient, and more just — specifically for certain young people sometimes called “Dreamers.”   These are young people who study in our schools, they play in our …

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Jun 15 2012

UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH APPLAUD PRESIDENT’S ANNOUNCEMENT TO STOP DEPORTING DREAMers

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Today undocumented youth commend President Obama for the courage to announce that he will sign an executive order to provide relief for DREAMers. DREAMers will stand by the President’s action and leadership to fully implement the order. For the past decade, DREAMers have been marching in the streets and advocating in the halls of Congress …

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Jun 15 2012

Latest Obama Policy Change will Help DREAM Act students Get College Education; Rep. Alonzo Applauds Move Doing his Part for Texas Students

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Earlier today, the Obama administration issued a federal policy change which will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives and are attending college.  And one of the first Texas lawmakers to applaud the move was Texas State Representative …

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