“What we saw was an overworked and vastly underfunded Border Patrol trying to deal with an overwhelming flood of migrants and dangerous criminal cartels.” By Cong. Michael Cloud WASHINGTON, D.C.…

Over 70% of Americans feel Positively about U.S. Job Market, the Highest since 2000 WASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) — As the 2020 presidential race begins to become more of…

“They have received the message loud and clear. Bring a child, and you will be released.“ AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — With five months remaining in the federal government’s…

“If I were a betting man, I’d take Texas and give two touchdowns on this one.” AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — In what is sure to be two closely…

Texans in Congress push for release of billions in Harvey aid approved more than a year ago

In 2017, Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the Texas Coast, dumping more than 50 inches of rain in parts of the Houston area, flooding thousands of homes and killing more…

Beto O'Rourke unveils plan to fight climate change

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke speaks at a rally in El Paso on March 30. Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke on Monday unveiled an…

Trump Admin has reassigned so many inspectors from U.S.-Mexico Border its caused truckers to wait in line for hours, and in some cases days By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider…

Why has Texas suddenly decided to immediately sue industrial polluters?

Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston on March 18, 2019.  Jaimie Meldrum/Handout via REUTERS Late last month as crews…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Attorney General Ken Paxton today applauded a U.S. District Court after it agreed with a Texas county and landowner whose lawsuit seeks to delist…

Laredo officials want to use border wall money to fund a riverfront project

Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz describes where the city’s River Vega project will be constructed should his administration secure funds for its construction. Saenz spoke with The Texas Tribune from his…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), Fort Bend County Judge KP George and Fort Bend Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers joined the FBI for…

Explosions from unregulated pipelines can kill in Texas while energy companies go unpunished

A firefighter tamps out flames shortly after an explosion destroyed the Tercero family’s home outside Midland. Courtesy of the Midland County Fire Marshal’s Office STANTON — Delaney Tercero, 3, was…

Bill is headed to the President’s desk Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statements after the “Red…

By Star Parker The Trump administration has taken another critically important step in strengthening the moral health of our nation, and hence our future.  The Department of Health and Human…

Gov. DeSantis lays out plan to get rid of Common Core Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — In another reversal of former Florida Gov. Scott’s policies, Gov. Ron DeSantis recently…

The Texas Enterprise Fund is one of the nation’s premier competitive recruitment initiatives By Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The nation’s leading CEOs continually rank Texas…

Environmentalists’ challenges denied, shot down Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the federal government began to build the first new barriers on the nation’s southern border last week, in…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, former CIA undercover officer, cybersecurity entrepreneur and former Oversight and Government Reform IT Subcommittee Chair U.S. Representative Will Hurd (TX-23) was appointed…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thank you! Tons of you responded to the last survey about the issues that matter most to you, and I truly enjoyed reading your responses.…

Gov. Abbott, other Texas officials urge feds to clear way for Harvey money

The grant funds are for projects meant to bolster storm resiliency in Harvey-impacted communities like Rockport. REUTERS/Adrees Latif A growing chorus of high-ranking Texas officials is calling on the federal…