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AG Paxton’s Law Enforcement Round Up

Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Child Exploitation Unit made several noteworthy arrests last week. In Travis County, Chad Allen Wilcox, 43, of Elgin was arrested for two counts of Possession of Child Pornography on April 1. This case was received as a NCMEC CyberTipline report involving the upload of child pornography to an email account with the potential of a live victim. Wilcox claimed ownership of the email account and to producing and sending images of child pornography. Investigators seized multiple devices to […]

AG Paxton Sues Biden Administration to Reinstate Migrant Protection Protocols

Attorney General Ken Paxton

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) to curb the criminal and humanitarian crisis at the border. The MPP restricts illegal aliens’ ability to remain in the United States during immigration proceedings, which greatly reduces the burden shouldered by state and federal agencies tasked with defending our border. “President Biden could immediately remedy the influx […]

Updates from the Capitol

We’re finally approaching the part of the legislative session when the House floor debates are getting longer, and bills are moving quicker. This is when all the advance work turns into bills that become law – or are killed. This is the time in session when it moves into overdrive. My team and I continue to work tirelessly on behalf of House District 132! Below is a summary of the information you’ll find in this […]

Sen. Cruz: We Must Act to Stop President Biden’s Assault on the Supreme Court

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement in response to President Biden’s announcement that he will order a commission to study expanding the Supreme Court: “President Biden’s announcement is no surprise as Democrats have long signaled their intent to pack the Supreme Court with activist judges to rubber stamp their radical agenda. I urge my colleagues to act swiftly and pass my proposals to prevent the expansion of […]

New Case of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Confirmed in Texas, First of 2021

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) has received test results confirming that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHDV2) was diagnosed in a wild black-tailed jackrabbit in Cottle County. This marks the first confirmed cases of RHDV2 in a wild rabbit in Texas in 2021 and follows the discovery of the disease in domestic rabbits in Tom Green County, which was announced in a recent Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) news release. This is also the first discovery […]

4 Things You Need To Know About Using Online Coupons

An online coupon is a discount number or code that entitles the holder to redeem it on a website or app and pay less for goods or services. The whole concept of couponing began as far back as 1887 when Coca-Cola launched coupons to boost sales. Coupons were primarily displayed in newspapers and magazines, but with the digital age came online coupons.  When it is done correctly couponing is an effective way to cut your […]

Sen. Cruz: President Biden’s Attempts to Hide the Border Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

The heartbreaking reality of the crisis on our southern border has been on full display for weeks, but the deep personal toll this crisis has taken on the children being trafficked into the United States was best encapsulated in the recent and tragic video of a 10-year old boy, abandoned by the group he was traveling with, desperately asking for help. Today in the wake of countless tragic reports, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas will travel to El Paso […]

Mcdonald’S Restaurants Across Texas Seeking To Hire 25,000 New Employees Beginning In April

McDonald’s restaurants host hiring event throughout Texas April 13-15, seek to add nearly 2,500 new employees in Greater Houston area McDonald’s restaurants across the Greater Houston area plan to hire nearly 2,500 new employees beginning this month with a special three-day hiring event April 13-15. This move comes as part of a collaborative effort between McDonald’s restaurants in Texas to hire nearly 25,000 workers throughout the state to keep up with hiring demands. Job openings […]

FEMA Assistance Deadline is April 20

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds Harris County residents that Tuesday, April 20, 2021 is the deadline to register for individual disaster assistance following February’s winter storm. More information about federal aid for this disaster can be found at https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4586. As a reminder, if you sustained damage to your residence from the winter storms and you have insurance, contact your insurance company and then FEMA. Applying for help is easy! Go to www.disasterassistance.gov or you can call the […]

Texas Marks 5 Years of Enhanced Efforts Against Aquatic Invasive Species

After five years of enhanced funding for efforts to protect lakes, rivers, water recreationists and industry from a host of non-native invasive species, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and its partners are reporting significant achievements. The TPWD is currently managing invasive aquatic plants on more than 50 water bodies around the state to enhance boater access along with actively monitoring for early detection of multiple species and implementing rapid response and eradication efforts […]