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Senator Paul Bettencourt reappointed Chairman of TX Senate Committee on Local Government

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick reappoints Sen. Bettencourt to lead Senate Committee on Local Government & will also serve on Senate Finance, Education, State Affairs, and Criminal Justice Senator Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) has been reappointed Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local Government for the 88th Legislative Session by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (R- Texas). Senator Drew Springer (R-Muenster) will serve as Committee Vice Chairman. “I’m honored to be reappointed by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick as […]

Paxton Sues Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services to Prevent the WHO from Exerting Alarming Authority Over the United States 

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Paxton, along with the State of Oklahoma, is suing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to remove an illegal regulation from federal law that cedes our sovereignty to the World Health Organization (“WHO”). Under federal law, HHS has been granted certain police powers to respond to public health emergencies. The Obama-era rule at issue in the lawsuit—which was finalized the day before former President Trump took office—grants the WHO the […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Following FAA System Failure

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), incoming Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today issued the following statement in response to the FAA’s Notice to Air Missions system outage: “The flying public deserves safety in the sky. The FAA’s inability to keep an important safety system up and running is completely unacceptable and just the latest example of dysfunction within the Department of Transportation. The administration needs to explain to […]

Bullock Museum hosts art exhibit celebrating centennial of the Texas State Park System

Exhibition features paintings representing the diverse ecological regions of Texas Art of Texas State Parks opened at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on Saturday, January 7, featuring paintings commissioned to celebrate the Texas State Park System’s centennial. Art of Texas State Parks presents the diverse geography of Texas as interpreted by individual artists. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department commissioned thirty artists and tasked them with exploring and painting 65 parks, natural areas, and historic sites. Thirty-four […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement After Biden Administration Condemns Israel

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after top Biden administration officials condemned Israel and suggested that the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be changing the “status quo” regarding the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Israel. “The Biden administration’s pathological obsession with undermining Israel is endangering the national security of America and our allies. A visit by a minister from Israel’s government to a site […]

Sens. Cruz, Cornyn, Rep. Garcia Applaud Enactment of Legislation Honoring Fallen Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas) today applauded the enactment of the bipartisan, bicameral legislation renaming a Houston post office after Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén. Senators Cruz and Cornyn introduced the legislation in June of this year. Congresswoman Garcia introduced companion legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives. About the bill, Sen. Cruz said: “We can never forget the life, service and sacrifice of Spc. Vanessa Guillén, […]

Sen. Cruz’s Statement on 3rd Anniversary of the Elimination of Qasem Soleimani

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement about the third anniversary of the Soleimani mission: “Three years ago, American military and intelligence efforts culminated in the killing of Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was an Iranian regime arch-terrorist with the blood of hundreds of Americans on his hands. He was engaged in ongoing plots to attack Americans and our allies around the world. The mission eliminating him significantly countered and undermined the Iranian regime’s […]

Cornyn, Colleagues’ Bill Inspired by Nassar Survivors to Improve FBI Child Victim Protocols Signed into Law

Senator John Cornyn

Today, U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX), Chris Coons (D-DE), and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released the following statements after the Respect for Child Survivors Act, which would improve the treatment of FBI child victim witnesses by requiring trauma-informed experts to be a part of any interview with a victim who reports child abuse or trafficking to the FBI, was signed into law: “It’s critical that victims who report child abuse are protected throughout the FBI’s interview process,” said […]

Sen. Cruz Statement on Biden Border Visit Amid Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today made the following statement about President Biden’s upcoming trip to the Texas-Mexico border: “Finally, after 5.3 million illegal alien crossings with over a million who got away, President Biden is visiting the border. If President Biden seriously wants to address the crisis his administration created, he needs to visit McAllen, Eagle Pass, Del Rio, and Laredo, and talk to the communities ravaged by crime, the ranchers who find […]

Oleg Krot and the NGO Techiia Foundation provided over $50,000 worth of life jackets to defenders of Ukraine

The whole world supports Ukraine in its fight against the aggressive invasion of the russian federation on its territory. The Ukrainian Navy received life jackets from the NGO Techiia Foundation. They help in case of a shock wave capable of throwing a person overboard. The NGO Techiia Foundation is part of the international technological holding TECHIIA, founded by Oleg Krot and Yura Lazebnikov. Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, businessmen actively joined in providing […]