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Sen. Cruz: ‘There Is No Place For This Evil’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding the ongoing investigation in El Paso: “Over the last day, the outpouring of support for the victims, first responders, and local authorities in El Paso has been overwhelming and heartening. In response to this despicable hate meant to divide us, the people of El Paso immediately and powerfully came together. “As the son of a Cuban immigrant, I am deeply horrified […]

Sen. Cruz Issues Statement on El Paso Shooting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement in response to the shooting in El Paso: “My heart is with everyone in El Paso struck by this unspeakable evil. Heidi and I are praying for the victims and their families and grateful for the first responders, local authorities, and law enforcement officers working tirelessly to bring the perpetrator of this depraved act to justice and keep the entire community safe. […]

Sen. Cruz: Trump Administration Made Right Decision To Withdraw From Flawed Nuclear Treaty With Russia

Applauds the administration’s withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today issued the following statement in response to the expiration of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. “This treaty has fallen far short and far outlived its intended purpose,” Sen. Cruz said. “The Trump administration made the right decision when they announced the United States was withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty […]

Parenting Connections Workshop

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 10 am – 2 pm The Parenting Connections program will be offered at the Fort Bend County Extension Office, located at 1402 Band Rd, Ste. 100, Rosenberg, TX 77471. The Parenting Connections workshop will be taught by Leticia Hardy, County Extension Agent for the Family and Community Health department at Texas AgriLife Extension Service. All enrolled participants will gain 4 parenting clock hours at the conclusion of the program. Participants should […]

Cornyn: Houston Flood Mitigation Projects Receive $5.4M in Federal Grants for Hurricane Harvey Recovery   

WASHINGTON – The City of Houston has been awarded $5,423,457.75 in federal grants for two flood mitigation projects in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) announced today.  Houston will receive a $2,142,058.50 grant for the Inwood Forest Stormwater Detention Basin to fund the costs of permitting, engineering, design, and environmental assessment to lower water surface elevation during flood events in White Oak Bayou and Vogel Creek, and it will receive a $3,281,399.25 […]

Child Safety Seat Check!

WHEN: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. WHERE: Fort Bend County Extension Office 1402 Band Road, Suite 100; Rosenberg, TX 77471 CONTACT: Call the Family Community Health Department at 281-342-3034 to book appointment. Sponsored by: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Fort Bend County Passenger Safety—Save a Life—Texas Department of Transportation Please call Victoria at 281-342-3034 if you have any questions.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Offers Tips to Reduce Risks July 30, 2019.  With summer vacations coming to a close and preparations for back-to-school underway, it is important to safeguard your family’s health by having their immunizations up-to-date. August marks Immunization Awareness Month with various themes focused on preventing diseases through a person’s lifetime. From pregnancy to babies, young children to teens, and adults to seniors, vaccines play a vital role. How do vaccines work? Vaccines […]

AG Paxton: Texas to Join Multistate Lawsuit Challenging the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger  

AUSTIN – Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas intends to join a coalition of 13 other states, and the District of Columbia, in challenging the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, the 3rd and 4th largest providers of mobile wireless telecommunications services in the United States. The merger, if consummated, would result in a substantial harm to competition in the market for mobile wireless telecommunications services, both nationwide, and specifically within the […]

AG Paxton Statement on Shooting in El Paso Walmart  

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released the following statement regarding today’s shooting at a Walmart in the Cielo Vista Mall area of El Paso:   “As tragic news comes from El Paso, my office stands ready to give full support to all federal, state and local law enforcement who are on the scene now and to those who will be conducting the ongoing investigation. Our deepest sympathies and prayers extend to all the […]

Car Accident: 8 Key Steps to Take After the Accident

Getting involved in a car crash is the last thing you want to imagine as a driver. The thought of what could possibly happen and the kind of frustration, it would put you and your loved ones through­ – is not a pleasant one. But hey, let’s face it; accidents don’t come knocking on anyone’s door. It just happens and the best thing you can do is to take measures to improve your safety while […]