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The MOT system received an upgrade to allow online interactions with people to improve their testing experience.

The UK Government created the MOT test as a means to make sure that the vehicles that were plying on the roads were roadworthy, safe and produced emissions in proper quantities. One of the primary reasons they came about was that people would not get their vehicles tested otherwise unless they were facing some serious issues. However, with the MOT tests in place, people were forced to get their cars checked, at least once a […]

AG Paxton: Election Fraud Prevention Measures Must be Upheld

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for granting an emergency stay defending critical anti-fraud provisions in the Texas Election Code and halting a district court’s order demanding the Texas Secretary of State issue a series of unlawful advisories directing local election officials not to enforce Texas law. The laws at issue are longstanding common-sense measures that ensure that the voter who submits a mail-in ballot is the […]

Comptroller’s Office Now Accepting Applications for Match the Promise Scholarships and Tuition Grants 

(AUSTIN) — Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded Texans that applications now are being accepted for 2020-21 Texas Match the Promise Foundation℠ awards. The foundation, in cooperation with the Comptroller’s office, encourages Texas families to save for college by offering competitive matching scholarships and tuition grants to eligible Texas students who are beneficiaries of an account in the Texas Tuition Promise Fund® (TTPF), the state’s prepaid college tuition plan. Match the Promise scholarships are awarded in the form of […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Marking 19 Years Since the September 11th Terrorist Attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) released the following statement marking 19 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks: “Nineteen years ago, Islamic terrorists crashed planes into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center in New York, crashed a plane into the Pentagon, and had hijacked a plane headed toward Washington, D.C. that crashed in a Pennsylvania field. “Over three thousand innocent American lives were taken that day through acts of […]

AG Paxton Statement on Fifth Circuit Upholding Texas Election Law

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement following today’s Fifth Circuit opinion regarding Texas election law: “I am pleased that the Fifth Circuit correctly upheld Texas’s vote-by-mail laws, and I commend the court for concluding that Texas’s decision to allow elderly voters to vote by mail does not violate the 26th Amendment. We will continue to protect the integrity of Texas elections and uphold the rule of law.”

Cornyn: Harris County to Receive $250K in Federal Grants to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse

WASHINGTON – Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol will receive a $125,000 federal grant for the Southeast Harris County Community Coalition and Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse Inc. will receive a $125,000 federal grant for the Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition for youth substance use prevention and combatting opioid abuse, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced. The funding comes from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) Drug-Free Communities Support Program, which […]

Sen. Cruz Slams Democrats for Filibustering Relief for Americans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after Senate Democrats voted against a targeted legislative package to help Americans who are hurting as a result of the coronavirus pandemic: “Today, Democrats made clear that their political games are more important than delivering relief to families across the country who are out of work, unable to send their children to school, and worried about how they’re going to make ends meet. Maximizing economic […]

Sen. Cruz Fights for Long-Term Recovery, Slams Democrats for Political Posturing

Discusses Republicans’ targeted COVID-19 relief, his RECOVERY Act on CNBC’s Squawk Box & Dallas’ Mark Davis Show WASHINGTON. D.C. – After introducing the RECOVERY Act, comprehensive legislation to safely re-open the economy and get Americans back to work and school, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) appeared on CNBC’s ‘Squawk Box’ and Dallas’ ‘Mark Davis Show’ to discuss his bill and Senate Republicans’ effort to pass targeted COVID-19 relief. Excerpts of the interviews are below. On the next phase of […]

Wreaths Across America Makes National Call to Stand Out and Wave Flags to Remember 9/11 Anniversary

On September 11th, Wreaths Across America wants to honor the “Freeport Flag Ladies” and those affected by 9/11, by uniting in national flag waving COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine – Tuesday, Aug. 25 – On Friday, September 11th, 2020, Wreaths Across America calls for every American to stand outside and wave a flag for one minute at 8:46AM, 9:03 AM, 9:37AM and 10:03AM. At 8:46 a.m., On Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 11 […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on President Trump’s Second Term SCOTUS List

WASHINGTON. D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after President Trump put him on the list of potential Supreme Court nominees the president might choose from in a second term: “I am grateful for the president’s confidence in me and for his leadership in nominating principled constitutionalists to the federal bench over the last four years. As a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I’ve […]