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Sen. Cruz Honors Fallen Hero Lance Corporal David Espinoza on the Senate Floor

Senator Ted Cruz

‘He was a patriot who had a passion for service, and our nation can never repay the debt that we owe to David and to his family for giving what President Lincoln hailed as ‘the last full measure of devotion’ U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today took to the Senate floor to honor the life and service of Lance Corporal David Espinoza, a Texas Marine who was killed in action in the August 26 bombing at the […]

Paxton Secures Temporary Restraining Order Against Paris ISD in Mask Mandate Lawsuit

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that a Lamar County district court issued a temporary restraining order against Paris ISD regarding its unlawful mask mandate. The court agreed with General Paxton that the district lacks “authority to issue or enforce a facemask mandate in light of Governor Abbott’s executive order GA-38” and prohibited the district from enforcing its mandate as long as GA-38 remains in effect. This is the second recent win for the rule of […]

Texas Game Wardens Conclude a Successful Labor Day Weekend on the Water 

Texas Game Wardens patrolled more than 2,500 hours throughout the busy Labor Day holiday ensuring boaters and anglers enjoyed a relaxing wrap up to their summer. “With last year’s sharp increase in water-related tourism and accidents, our agency took every precaution available to ensure the safety of all visitors on the water and in our parks,” said Cody Jones, Assistant Commander for Marine Enforcement for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. “We had 354 Texas Game Wardens on patrol […]

Galveston Island Opens for Business after Hurricane Nicholas

Galveston Island Spared from Major Damage Galveston Island is poised to make a full return to business after withstanding minor effects from Hurricane Nicholas on Sept. 13. After sustaining minor damage, residents and business owners have cleaned up debris, power is being restored to residences and attractions are expected to open before the weekend. “Galveston was prepared for Hurricane Nicholas,” City Manager Brian Maxwell said. “City staff directed residents to limit travel around the island […]

Paxton Sues San Antonio ISD for Employee Vaccine Mandate

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the San Antonio Independent School District and Superintendent Pedro Martinez for mandating that all district employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. This mandate violates Executive Order GA-39, which Governor Abbott implemented to prohibit governmental entities like San Antonio ISD from compelling individuals to be injected with a COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of whether the vaccine is fully approved or authorized for emergency use only. “The decision to openly […]

Prayer Ceremony Held to Honor Our 9:11 Heroes

This prayer ceremony, conducted  today to honor the women and men that served our country and those that died at 9:11. From  left to right, pictured: American Legion Judge Advocate,  Ernie Cormier, American Legion, rtd, read his newly written dedication 9-11 poem Commander,  Lt. Col. Frank Torres, rtd., read John 15 verse 13 Commander, Col. Mike Mastrangelo, rtd. Commander, Col. Peyton Lumpkin, rtd. Commander, JAG, Col. Ken Burton, ret’d David Frishman Col. Ron Hudson, ret.

The Best Website Builders for Your Business in 2021

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Paxton Files Multiple Lawsuits Against School Districts Defying State Law

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the filing today of three lawsuits against three school districts defying Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-38 regarding mask mandates: Richardson, Round Rock, Galveston, Elgin, Spring and Sherman Independent School Districts. In the 2021-2022 school year, several school districts across the state have refused to follow state law — the Texas Disaster Act and Executive Order GA-38 – which place the Governor in charge of the statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Office of the Attorney General anticipates the filing of additional lawsuits if school districts and other governmental entities continue to defy state law. “Not only are superintendents across Texas openly violating state law, but […]

Paxton Joins Coalition to Stop the ATF from Infringing on Second Amendment Rights

Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate coalition that filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, seeking to stop the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) from re-interpreting federal statutes in order to declare that owning or using a “bump stock” turns a semi-automatic rifle into a machine gun, subjecting the owner to criminal prosecution. The brief argues that thousands of Americans have lawfully purchased and owned these accessories for years and use them for lawful purposes, and that the […]

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences Seeks your Help in Identifying the Deceased Individuals

We are requesting the public’s assistance in locating next of kin for the following deceased individuals. We would appreciate you publishing a brief notice in the next few days in the hopes that family or friends may see the information and contact this office. SHUAI JIANG – Asian Male, 37 Years: Mr. Jiang died in the 2700 block of Holly Hall Street in Houston, TX on 08/03/2021. Please call the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences […]