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Public Access Lease for Guadalupe River Trout Fishing is Open

Anglers have the opportunity to target rainbow trout during the peak of cold-weather stocking and fishing season thanks to a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) “no fee” public access lease on the Guadalupe River. “This lease location provides great bank angler access to river trout fishing coupled with gorgeous Guadalupe River scenery,” said Patrick Ireland, TPWD Inland Fisheries Division San Marcos and Austin District Supervisor. The site is at Camp Huaco Springs, which is located between […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on Passing of Former Senator Bob Dole

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement on the passing of Bob Dole: “Today, Heidi and I join all Americans in mourning a true American hero. A member of the Greatest Generation, Bob Dole served our country as an extraordinary soldier, a relentless legislator, and a faithful statesman. A decorated veteran of the Second World War, Dole embodied the heart and fighting spirit of his generation. Although he leaves us today, his […]

Texas Comptroller Visits Sysco for Good for Texas Tour: Supply Chains Edition

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

On the Southeast Texas stop of his Good for Texas Tour: Supply Chains Edition, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today toured Sysco, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, health care and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world. “Industry leaders like Sysco understand that food is an essential commodity requiring a sophisticated and resilient supply chain,” Hegar said. “Through its strong supplier partnerships and supply chain […]

Rep. Nehls Votes Against Irresponsible Funding Extension

Today, Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22) released a statement after voting against H.R. 6119 – Furthering Continuing Appropriations Act of 2022. The legislation would extend government funding through February 18, 2022 by way of a last-minute Continuing Resolution. “Today I voted not to recklessly spend an additional $230,000,000,000 out of regular order,” said Congressman Nehls. “The Constitution provides a simple way to fund the government, and this is not it. House Democrats have spent more time jamming through socialist spending […]

Rep. Nehls Introduces Bill to Increase Public Safety

Today, Congressman Troy E. Nehls (R-TX-22) introduced the Public Safety Enhancement Act of 2021 (PSE), which would provide grant funding to hire an additional 100,000 police officers within the next 5 years. The legislation reauthorizes a portion of then-Senator Joe Biden’s 1994 crime bill used to combat the surge in crime by putting more officers on the streets. “Crime has ravaged our streets for far too long and it has compromised the safety of Americans,” said Congressman Nehls. “Rule of […]

Sen. Cruz Opposes Continuing Resolution

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding his no vote on the Continuing Resolution: “Tonight, I voted against the Democrats’ Continuing Resolution. The bill funds President Biden’s illegal and unconstitutional vaccine mandates, which have repeatedly been halted by the courts. They are blatantly lawless, and President Biden knows they’re lawless—his lawyers have told him the vaccine mandates are contrary to law. And Democrats don’t care. “Not only are Biden’s vaccine mandates […]

Sen. Cruz on ‘The Ingraham Angle’: President Biden’s Vaccine Mandates are ‘Illegal, They’re Unconstitutional, and They’re an Abuse of Power’

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) this week joined Fox News’ ‘The Ingraham Angle’ and OutKick’s ‘Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show’ to talk about the Mississippi abortion case before the Supreme Court, Dr. Fauci’s hypocrisy, the Women’s Tennis Association’s (WTA) response to China, and President Biden’s unlawful COVID vaccine mandates. Read highlights of his interviews below.  WATCH: Sen. Cruz on ‘The Ingraham Angle’: Fauci’s Hypocrisy Knows No Limits On the Mississippi abortion law before the Supreme […]

Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill to Repeal Superfund Tax Imposed by Biden’s Infrastructure Package That Could Drive Up Consumer Costs

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Barrasso (R-Wyo.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), John Kennedy (R-La.), Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) today introduced the Chemical Tax Repeal Act to eliminate the Superfund Tax imposed by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (BIF). The newly-signed infrastructure package as it stands imposes roughly $13 billion worth of taxes on 42 different chemicals, critical minerals, and metallic elements that are the building blocks of common household items such as […]

Sen. Cruz Leads Bipartisan Effort to Restore Funding for Texas Port Deepening Projects During Supply Chain Crisis

Senator Ted Cruz

‘While Texas ports can help address the current supply chain crisis as they are open 24/7 and ready to move more cargo, it’s critical that the federal government make the necessary investments now in channel deepening projects to strengthen the supply chain in the future’  U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) sent a bicameral, bipartisan letter to President Biden urging the administration to provide funding for the construction of six congressionally authorized […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Site Moving from Dick Graves Park to Macroplaza Mall

Macroplaza Mall Vaccination Site to Begin Operations this Thursday, December 2nd Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has closed the COVID-19 vaccination site at Dick Graves Park and is moving operations to Macroplaza Mall. The site at Macroplaza Mall will begin operations on Thursday, December 2nd. HCPH vaccine operations will be located in the northeast corner of the parking lot. Macroplaza Mall Vaccination Site Information: Open six days a week. Closed every Monday Hours of operation: […]