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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Applauding U.S. Sale of F-16s to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement applauding the Trump administration’s decision to advance the sale of dozens of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan: “Today the administration took a critical step toward bolstering the national security of the United States and our longstanding ally Taiwan with the sale of F-16s. With China building up its military to threaten us and our allies—and the People’s Liberation Army aiming thousands of […]

The Strict DUI Laws of Texas

Driving under the influence is a bad idea, to begin with – it causes fatalities and injuries every day. But what about the legal side of things? Even if you don’t hurt anyone while driving drunk, your troubles don’t stop there. What happens when you get in a car accident, from a legal standpoint?  Zero Tolerance If you’re under the legal drinking age of 21, you don’t want to get behind the wheel with any […]

UT Tyler Announces 2019 Spring Dean’s List

TYLER, Texas (Aug. 13, 2019) – The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that 477 students were named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester. To qualify for the university Dean’s List, a student must have completed 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit in the awarding semester with a grade point average of at least 3.75. To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify […]

UT Tyler Celebrates Spring 2019 President’s Honor Roll

TYLER, Texas (August 12, 2019) – The University of Texas at Tyler announced today that 635 students were named to the President’s Honor Roll for the spring 2019 semester. To qualify for the President’s Honor Roll, a student must have completed, in one semester, 12 or more semester hours of undergraduate college-level credit with a grade of “A” in all courses. To be considered for such recognition in any semester, a student must qualify as […]

Cornyn: Texas to Receive $2.8M Federal Grant for Coastal Projects  

HOUSTON – Texas has been awarded a $2,860,000 federal grant to restore and develop Texas’ Gulf Coast, U.S. Senator John Cornyn announced today.  This grant will go towards installing surface elevation tables to monitor the extreme shoreline erosion rates across the Texas coast and how they are affected by sea level rise.  It comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program. “By taking care of our treasured coastline, we can […]

5 Reasons Why a Paralegal Training Program is Beneficial

If you want to be a paralegal but need a bit of motivation to get the ball rolling with a training program, then this post is for you. Having an accredited paralegal training program can actually make you stand out among the pool of candidates when looking for a job. Moreover, when you are starting your legal career, a paralegal program can get your career off the ground. Finding the right college can be challenging […]

Gonzo’s Quest Slot

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Sen. Cruz Applauds Trump Administration for Standing with Farmers & Small Refinery Workers ‘

The president’s leadership stands in stark contrast to the Democrats, who … continue championing the Green New Deal’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to grant 31 waivers to small refineries, continuing a policy that Sen. Cruz has urged the administration to uphold: “I applaud President Trump for standing with farmers and refinery workers in Texas and across the country who have helped fuel our economy, […]

87 New Highway Patrol Troopers Join DPS Ranks

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today commissioned 87 new Texas Highway Patrol Troopers at a graduation ceremony in Austin. These new Troopers will join the ranks of thousands of commissioned DPS officers across the state. “These 87 new Troopers are now part of a legion of men and women who have been set on a path to be the guardians of the public they serve,” said Texas Public Safety Commission Chairman […]

AG Paxton’s Office Defends State Abortion Regulations in Court

AUSTIN – A legal team from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office today defended reasonable state abortion regulations designed to protect the health and safety of women. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today considered challenges to dozens of Louisiana’s democratically enacted abortion laws. The court allowed Texas to participate in oral arguments as amicus curiae. Texas supported Louisiana’s argument that a district court incorrectly denied a motion to dismiss the meritless claims […]