Bipartisan Budget Act changes to cotton program require producer action

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Joe Outlaw, 979-845-5913, joutlaw@tamu.edu AMARILLO – Decisions must be made for the 2018 cotton crop being planted now, according to a Texas A&M…

Congressman Bill Flores Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX), Chairman of the House Committee on Rules, released the following statement applauding the passage of a message to allow…

Congressman Kevin Brady I support President Trump’s decision to roll back over $15 billion in wasteful, government spending. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington has a spending problem. President…

Congressman Michael McCaul Sunday Morning FuturesTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – I joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” to discuss the latest foreign policy issues surrounding Iran and…

Congressman Mac Thornberry Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA), which authorizes spending…

Water well owner training set for May 31 in Hamilton

Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu HAMILTON — A Texas Well Owner Network training offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been scheduled for May 31 in Hamilton.…

Water well owner training set for May 31 in Hamilton

Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu HAMILTON — A Texas Well Owner Network training offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been scheduled for May 31 in Hamilton.…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today intervened in a lawsuit filed by the National Federation of Independent Business, American Staffing Association, Leading Edge Personnel, Staff…

Correction: EPA-Pruitt-Clean Air Act story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 10 about Environmental Protect Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s proposals for enforcing the Clean Air Act, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Pete…

Pruitt to hear economic arguments in enforcing Clean Air Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Thursday announced a major shift in enforcement of the landmark Clean Air Act to include feedback from state and local…

Lone Star Healthy Streams program set for May 24 in Seguin

Contact: Ward Ling, 979-845-6980, wling@tamu.edu SEGUIN — The Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership is hosting a Lone Star Healthy Streams Workshop May 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Environmental groups ask feds to protect threatened West Texas lizard

Over the objections of the oil and gas industry, two environmental groups are asking the federal government to protect a tiny West Texas reptile amid the failure of a state-crafted…

Pelosi’s “dark cloud” comments differ from those of workers receiving welcome cash in their pockets. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a Politico Live event earlier this morning, House…

NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc., to further explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient…

More American Women have chance to Save, Invest & Improve their Financial Security. By Hadley Heath Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA)…

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set May 15 in Houston

Contacts: Clare Entwistle, 210-277-0292 x205, clare.entwistle@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Fouad Jaber, 512-213-7389, Fouad.Jaber@ag.tamu.edu THE WOODLANDS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. May 15…

Bill would eliminate burdensome wildlife regulations and promote animal conservation Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced the Saving America’s Vulnerable and Endangered…

Congressman Jodey Arrington Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – As I continue my work in Congress, a few of my most important policy priorities for our region include advocating for…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill:…