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Texas OAG Celebrates Veterans in Special Ceremony Honoring Their Service

AUSTIN – Just before today’s celebration of Veterans Day and in the midst of the national recognition and support of veterans through the month of November, military veterans employed with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) were honored during a special ceremony and celebration of their service. The OAG employs approximately 300 veterans who represent all branches of the U.S. Military, and spouses and children of service members. Several veterans employed with the OAG […]

Texas OAG Celebrates Veterans in Special Ceremony Honoring Their Service

AUSTIN – Just before today’s celebration of Veterans Day and in the midst of the national recognition and support of veterans through the month of November, military veterans employed with the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) were honored during a special ceremony and celebration of their service. The OAG employs approximately 300 veterans who represent all branches of the U.S. Military, and spouses and children of service members. Several veterans employed with the OAG […]

Fake vs fir: What’s your holiday tree made of?

Real or artificial Christmas tree decorated with lights, ornaments, and tinsel? Which is the right choice? It depends on switch side of the aluminum or wooden fence you are on. Ho-ho-holarious. What’s your ho-ho-holiday tree made of? The overzealous environmentalists that sneak in, lay down, and block the path as you search at a tree farm shout, “Use artificial, you tree assassins!” The manufacturers of fake trees and the retail store owners and managers shout, […]

Sen. Cruz in The Dallas Morning News: Hong Kong is the new Berlin

HOUSTON, Texas. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today wrote an op-ed in The Dallas Morning News recognizing the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the power of American principles in combatting the evils of tyranny and promoting freedom around the world. Highlighting the tyrannies that exists today, Sen. Cruz wrote in the op-ed: “Though the physical, graffiti-covered, concrete barrier was toppled in East Germany, modern Berlin Walls still exist today. Tyranny […]

Sens. Cruz, Markey, Durbin Call on Cambodian Government to Allow the Peaceful Return of Opposition Party Members and Democracy Activists  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with Sens. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) introduced a resolution calling on the Cambodian government, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, to allow for the peaceful return of opposition party members and democracy activists to the country this weekend. Since 2017, the Hun Sen government increasingly has taken bold steps to undermine human rights, democracy, and freedom […]

Sen. Cruz to America’s Veterans: ‘We Thank You, And We Salute You’  

HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video in advance of Veterans Day, recognizing Texas’ and America’s veterans for their service to our country. “This Veterans Day, Texans and Americans across our great nation will unite to honor and recognize our veterans for the brave and selfless sacrifices they have made for our country. “To each and every one of the dedicated men and women who are currently serving or have served in our nation’s military, we […]

DPS Interdiction for the Protection of Children program trains record 10,000 people

AUSTIN – Last month, the Interdiction for the Protection of Children (IPC) program hit a key milestone, and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is proud to announce that 10,000 individuals — in Texas, across the nation and around the globe — have been trained through this vital program. IPC equips law enforcement officers with the tools to recognize indicators of missing, exploited, at-risk and endangered children, and as a result, law enforcement officers […]

Breitbart: Ted Cruz: Big Tech Is a ‘Growing Threat to Our Democracy’  

HOUSTON, Texas – Breitbart’s Sean Moran on Thursday highlighted U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-Texas) efforts to hold Big Tech accountable for its pattern of political bias and censorship, calling him “one of the Senate’s loudest big tech critics.” As Moran writes in the article: “‘Big tech has decided to abandon neutrality and instead become an aggressive left-wing filter and if they’re going to engage in naked political bias, it seems to me there is no reason […]

Where is the best casino in Texas?

Texas has long since battled the gambling regulations, despite which there are three land based casinos in the lone star State. Out of the three land-based casinos, the Kickapoo is the biggest one. Your other options are the WinStar casino and resort at Thackerville and Naskila Gaming at Livingston which is owned by the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. If these casinos don’t seem to pique your interest, we recommend that you consider trying your hand at  online […]

Senate Democrats Obstruct Sens. Cruz, Toomey’s Proposal to Fully Debate & Advance Bipartisan SECURE Act, Tax Relief for Gold Star Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Pat Toomey (R-Penn.) today offered a unanimous consent request to debate and advance the SECURE Act, comprehensive, bipartisan retirement security legislation, in the Senate. The request also included the opportunity for the Senate to vote on common sense proposals to strengthen the bill. Sens. Cruz and Toomey, as well as Sens. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah), offered several proposals, including: Allowing […]