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Sen. Cruz: We Need Economic Growth for Working Men and Women

Senator Ted Cruz

In Case You Missed It… Appears on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ and Fox News’ ‘America’s Newsroom’ to discuss priorities for tax reform, Harvey recovery and health care reform WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today appeared on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ and Fox News’ ‘America’s Newsroom’ to discuss his priorities for fundamental tax reform, health care reform, and Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, among other topics. When asked his priorities for fundamental tax reform on ‘Squawk […]

Free Repair and Rebuilding Advice Available in Harris, Jefferson, Matagorda, Nueces and Refugio Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas residents who experienced damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from hazard mitigation specialists at stores in Bay City, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, Houston and Refugio between Oct. 12 and Oct. 22. These experts will be in stores offering home-improvement suggestions and techniques to build disaster-resistant homes. Free reference booklets with information to protect a home from flood damage will be available. Residents […]

Disaster Recovery Center Update for Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – Three State of Texas/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will offer a variety of services on an alternating schedule in the Houston metro area beginning Friday, Oct.13, 2017. DRCs offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods. Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the State and other agencies will be […]

AG Paxton: Deceptive Student Loan Relief Company Halted During FTC Nationwide Crackdown

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that his office filed an action against Jason Spencer, the operator of an alleged student loan debt relief scam called Student Loan Relief, LLC. Spencer allegedly engaged in false, misleading or deceptive practices in violation of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act and Texas Finance Code, including providing unauthorized services, falsely advertising online, and charging premature or unauthorized fees. This lawsuit is part of a national […]

Sen. Cruz: The Progress We’ve Made is a Testament to Texas’ Can-Do Spirit

Discusses recovery priorities at Greater Houston Partnership State of the Senate; surveys flood damage in Katy KATY, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today participated in a Q&A with Marc Watts at the Greater Houston Partnership State of the Senate 2017. There, Sen. Cruz discussed his priorities for storm recovery, fundamental tax reform, and health care reform, among other topics. When asked about his priorities for recovery, Sen. Cruz highlighted the bipartisan support for […]

Sen. Cruz: Tax Relief is Critical to Storm Recovery

Visits community leaders, assists storm victims with recovery efforts in Beaumont BEAUMONT, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today participated in a roundtable discussion on storm recovery efforts with local community leaders in Beaumont. There, Sen. Cruz shared his priorities for recovery, and how storm-impacted Texans can receive significant tax relief from his recent legislation signed into law by President Trump and co-sponsored by Sens. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Later, Sen. […]

Sen. Cruz Touts Tax Relief Legislation for Texans Impacted by Harvey

Meets with storm victims, community leaders to discuss how affected Texans can benefit from Cruz-Cornyn tax relief legislation; Visits Rockport, Woodsboro, and joins Gov. Abbott in Refugio REFUGIO, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today made several stops in the Corpus Christi area, where he visited storm victims and community leaders and shared how storm-impacted Texans can receive significant tax relief from his recent legislation signed into law by President Trump and co-sponsored by Sens. John […]

AG Paxton Welcomes U.S. Supreme Court Dismissal of Travel Ban Case 

Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to dismiss a major challenge to President Trump’s executive order temporarily pausing the entry into the U.S. of foreign nationals from six terror-prone countries. Last night, the high court ruled that the case against the travel ban is moot and vacated the lower court’s judgment against the ban. Concerned about the safety of Texans, Attorney General Paxton stood alone last February when […]

Olson Applauds House Passage Of Pearland Officer Postal Bill

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today applauded his House colleagues for joining him to honor fallen Pearland police officer Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya by naming a Post Office in his honor. Officer Ekpanya was killed by a drunk driver on June 16, 2016, just two days short of his 31st birthday, while responding to a non-emergency call. He was the first officer in Pearland to die in the line of duty in over 40 years. The bill […]

Olson Applauds Action To Dismantle The Clean Power Plan

Washington, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) today issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s decision to repeal the Clean Power Plan: “The Trump administration was right to reverse course on this arbitrary and overreaching rule that hampered energy development. This rule had a truly negligible impact on global carbon emissions, and more importantly the ripple effect was an increase in energy costs, job losses, and a negative impact on our economy and energy security. President […]