Tag Archive: America

Jul 25 2015

To Counter Domestic Terror Attacks, Selectively Arm Military Personnel

By Austin Bay The genius of American federalism is at work, in this instance responding to an international threat our national government irresponsibly disregards. Six state governors have done what the White House and Department of Defense should have done years ago. In the wake of the deadly July 16 terror attacks in Chattanooga, Tenn., …

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Jul 25 2015

Disaster Unemployment Aid Available

Workers affected by floods in four more counties may now apply for assistance AUSTIN – Victims of flooding in four additional counties may now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) as a result of an amendment to the Presidential Disaster Declaration (FEMA 4223-DR). A total of 46 counties have been affected by the damage sustained …

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Jul 24 2015

The Railroad Commission of Texas: Environmentally Responsible Regulation Benefits All Texans

By Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commissioner What’s in a name? When it comes to the Railroad Commission of Texas, the name says little about what this important state agency does on a day-to-day basis. With 125 years of history, the Commission was established to oversee the regulation of railroads. Today, it is recognized as a …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Numbers Show Steady Growth

AUSTIN – Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos released numbers showing a pattern of continued growth in new business formations for the first half of 2015. “The Texas economy continues to grow as more businesses are established across the state,” said Secretary Cascos. “This increase represents optimism about the Texas economy as people continue to …

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Jul 23 2015

Texas Family Caregivers Provide $35 Billion

New report reveals stress on family caregivers’ health and finances; identifies policies to help support caregivers AUSTIN, Texas — Family caregivers in Texas provided 3.1 billion hours of care—worth an estimated $35 billion—to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: …

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Jul 22 2015

‘Sanctuary Cities’: Cornyn Co-sponsors Bill for Crack Down

U.S. Senator John Cornyn

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today cosponsored the Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015, a bill introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities” that provide safe harbor for illegal immigrants, including those who have …

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Jul 19 2015

The GOP Can Clear the Trump Dump

Froma Harrop You can count on Donald Trump to spark a conversation. Not necessarily an intelligent one but a conversation. His provocatively offensive anti-Mexican comments have energized a significant segment of the Republican right wing. Some polls now put Trump ahead of other contenders for the party’s presidential nomination. Everyone says these insults hurled at …

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Jul 17 2015

Border Security: Perry Dumps Trump


Statement by Gov. Perry on Donald Trump’s Border Security Comments AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding Donald Trump’s ongoing comments about Governor Perry and border security: “Donald Trump continues to demonstrate his fundamental misunderstanding of border security. Make no mistake – border security is a federal responsibility, but when I …

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