Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “To put it bluntly, Trump is losing most battles, but the Democrats are losing the war. The House has already approved Trump’s proposal for excessive funding for the…

By Ken Blackwell Commendably, the Trump administration is set to initiate a new Iran policy, which will be announced in October. Such change is imperative. The flawed nuclear agreement in…

International beef initiative launched by Texas A&M animal science

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Cliff Lamb, 979-845-1543, gclamb@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A new international beef initiative is underway by the Texas A&M University department of animal science,…

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston’s dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane…

By Rachel Alexander Since the left and complicit journalists in the mainstream media cannot defeat President Donald Trump on the issues or legitimate grounds such as dishonesty, they have resorted…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Congressmen Mac Thornberry (R-Clarendon) and Rick Larsen (D-Everett) introduced “The Rural Veterans Travel Enhancement Act,” H.R. 3720, to assist veterans in rural areas get to…

EPA approves expedited loan funding for Harvey-related water projects

The Environmental Protection Agency this week approved a request from Texas officials to expedite funding to help local governments restore water and wastewater systems damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The Texas…

Mnuchin: Plane request was about national security

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday the initial request for use of a government plane for his European trip last month was about national security and not…

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson More than a week after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, the devastation already appears to have surpassed the damage caused by both Hurricane Katrina and…

The “Forgotten Americans” had legitimate grievances, which Democrats still ignore By Marc A. Thiessen  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now she has put the blame on a new scapegoat: millions of bigoted…

Post-Harvey, Houston officials hope Congress is up for funding Ike Dike

HOUSTON — Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday gave his strongest endorsement to date for constructing a physical coastal barrier to protect the region from deadly storm surge during hurricanes. Though such a barrier system would not…

In post-Harvey Houston, extent of water contamination largely unknown

When Houston-based epidemiologist Winifred Hamilton spent a few days in the field last week collecting samples of the abundant floodwater Tropical Storm Harvey had left in its wake, she was…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today voluntarily dismissed a 2015 lawsuit against the federal government after the Trump administration phased out the unlawful Obama-era Deferred…

What lessons will Houston-area officials learn from Harvey? History gives us a clue

A growing chorus of voices — from scientists to some government officials to members of the public — say big policy changes need to be made in the Houston region after Hurricane…

First responders sue Harvey-flooded plant after chemical fire

Editor’s note: This story has been updated throughout. Seven first responders filed a lawsuit Thursday against the company whose Crosby, Texas, plant broke out in a series of chemical fires…

A year before Harvey, Houston-area flood control chief saw no "looming issues"

As the Houston region begins its recovery from the worst rainfall to ever befall a major metropolitan area in modern U.S. history, many flooded-out residents are asking whether local officials…

So just who is spreading a message of hate in America? By Stephen Moore Does hatred and violence reside only on the far right, as the media seems to be spinning…

Most Americans believe in self-governing ideal that people are supposed to be in charge. By Scott Rasmussen Back when I was a pollster, I would explain that following the daily…

Crosby plant explosion highlights state efforts to block access to chemical information

Residents of Crosby woke Thursday morning to a 40-foot plume of black smoke darkening their sky. Don’t worry, said both government officials and personnel from Arkema, the owner of the…

Introducing WhiteBear

As a part of our Kaspersky APT Intelligence Reporting subscription, customers received an update in mid-February 2017 on some interesting APT activity that we called WhiteBear. Much of the contents…