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Legalization Of Gambling And Sports Betting On the Cards For Texas

There is increasing pressure on Texas authorities to legalize and open up the casino gambling and sports betting markets in the Lone Star State and capitalize on a captive market that is currently spending its dollars in other states and even off-shore. It isn’t often that politicians from the Republican and Democratic political parties agree with each other, and even when they do, they don’t admit it that often in public. So, when it does […]

President Biden Finally Listens To Sen. Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz

After weeks of shocking reports detailing the humanitarian crisis at the southern border and Sen. Cruz’s recent Congressional Delegation (CODEL) trip to the Rio Grande Valley, President Biden finally ended his media blackout of border detention facilities allowing press inside the Donna Customs and Border Protection facility for the first time during his presidency. The footage taken by Sen. Cruz and his Senate colleagues allowed the American people to finally see the crisis that President Biden’s radical immigration policies created – a […]

AG Paxton: Illegal Immigration Costs Texas Taxpayers Over $850 Million Each Year

Ken Paxton

As the border crisis caused by President Biden’s policies surges illegal immigration and escalates criminal activity, Attorney General Ken Paxton stands committed to upholding the law and protecting Texans. In his January lawsuit that halted the Biden administration’s unlawful 100-day freeze on deportations, Attorney General Paxton uncovered hundreds of millions of dollars that Texas taxpayers involuntarily spent on illegal aliens every year: Texans pay between $579 million and $717 million each year for public hospital districts to provide uncompensated […]

Sen. Cruz on President Biden’s Border Crisis: ‘I Believe the American People Have a Right to Know What’s Happening’

Senator Ted Cruz

Sen. Cruz on President Biden’s Border Crisis: ‘I Believe the American People Have a Right to Know What’s Happening’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week appeared on Fox News’ ‘Hannity’ and ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss his recent Congressional Delegation trip to the border and President Biden’s upcoming massive infrastructure spending package. Highlights of his interviews are below. WATCH:  Sen. Cruz on Fox: President Biden’s Decisions Created This Border Crisis On his trip to the border and the […]

Sen. Cruz: The Crisis at the South Border Is the Worst I’ve Ever Seen

Senator Ted Cruz

On Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo, Sen. Cruz discusses his recent visit to the border and President Biden’s open borders agenda U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today appeared on Fox News’ ‘Sunday Morning Futures’ to discuss what he saw after leading a group of 18 his Senate colleagues to visit the border. Watch Sen. Cruz’s full interview with Maria Bartiromo here. Key excerpts are included below. WATCH: Cruz on Fox Discusses Recent Border Tour & Heartbreaking Realities of the Crisis […]

AG Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up

Ken Paxton

The Fugitive Apprehension Unit made several noteworthy arrests last week.  In Galveston County, Todd Francis Swartz was arrested in Galveston on March 19. Swartz had an outstanding warrant for Continued Sexual Abuse of a Child, issued by the Galveston County Justice of the Peace (Precinct 2). Swartz attempted to flee the state to avoid prosecution at the time of his arrest. The Unit made the arrest while working with the Gulf Coast Violent Offender Task Force. In Smith County, Tomas DeJesus Cardona […]

AG Paxton Commends Fifth Circuit for Upholding the TDCJ’s COVID-19 Safety Measures

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for ruling in favor of the COVID-19 protective measures implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).  TDCJ acted promptly and reasonably to combat this virus by relying the advice of medical professionals, and Attorney General Paxton credits the Fifth Circuit for recognizing the protective actions taken by TDCJ. “TDCJ took extraordinary measures to protect inmates and staff from […]

AG Paxton: Claim Deadline Set for Metals.com, Tower Equity,  Chase Metals, and Barrick Capital 

Ken Paxton

Claim Deadline April 30, 2021 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with other state regulators and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, recently filed a joint civil enforcement action against Metals.com, Tower Equity, Chase Metals, Barrick Capital, and other associated parties for perpetrating a fraudulent precious metals investment scheme. This case allegedly involves 1,600 investors and more than $185 million in customer funds. “My office is fiercely committed to holding fraudsters accountable and pursuing relief and recovery for victims of illegal scams. I will not stand by as […]

In Just Under a Year, DAR Members Create & Donate One Million Masks and Other PPE to Communities in Need

1,400 DAR Chapters From All 50 States Serve America from Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic & Give Back to their Local Communities In just under a year, members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) donated more than a million handmade face masks and gathered personal protective equipment (PPE) for essential workers and others in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. The March 17th announcement that the grassroots service project, Service to America from […]

Sen. Cruz, Republican Senate Colleagues Tour Donna Facility, Meet With Local Officials and Authorities to Address Border Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

‘This was avoidable, this was preventable, and regardless of your party – Republican or Democrat – you should look at what’s going on here, and say, ‘Enough is enough’’ U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), joined by Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), John Hoeven (R-N.D.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), James Lankford (R-Okla.), Dan […]