WASHINGTON—Following another strong GDP report showing an annual growth rate of 3.5 percent, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) released this statement: “Month by month, we’ve seen consumer confidence rise, the job…

Three candidates vie for slot on Texas' oil and gas regulatory agency

A historic oil and gas boom is underway in West Texas. Jerod Foster for The Texas Tribune Texas has been a key oil-and-gas-producing state for more than a century. It’s…

The two most likely Election Results, and what they’d mean for the country By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Every time an election comes around, candidates call…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it had reached a new trilateral trade agreement with Mexico…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative John Culberson (TX-07), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS), issued the following statement about a letter…

Democrats begin to speak out about fear that Pelosi’s presence imperils their ability to win House majority in November Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “People pretend that it isn’t a…

Hurricane Harvey becomes focal point in Houston-area races for Congress

Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017,…

Cornyn Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCainU.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after Senator John McCain (R-AZ) passed away today: “Today the nation lost a…

Trump Should Stand Firm Against Illegals By John & Andy Schlafly The timing is suspicious for this media campaign about separating children from parents. And Democrat critics have not provided…

Potential “Censure Resolution” will Define Texas’ GOP Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Historically, state political conventions come and go with little consequence — other than a few embarrassing headlines…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (HOUSTON, TX) – Texans for Dan Patrick issued a statement today following a press release by out-going House Speaker Joe Straus regarding his involvement…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday established a workgroup of House members to recommend additional steps to prevent and eradicate sexual harassment in…

“A champion for children & families… not only for his district, but the entire state” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I’m proud of the steps we’ve taken to protect…

Congressman Bill Flores Comments After Paul Ryan’s Announcement And Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony

News release from Congressman Bill Flores following House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is not running for re-election: “Under Paul Ryan’s leadership as Speaker, we have been able to…

Ryan touches down at Southwest during fund-raising trip

DALLAS (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan stopped by Southwest Airlines Monday during a fund-raising trip to Texas to tout benefits of the new tax law and talk about modernizing…

Costco, Dollar Tree increase employees pay after Trump Tax Cut benefits Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — When business leaders feel good about the future, real people reap real benefits.…

Trump, Canada's Trudeau talk trade and NAFTA in phone call

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump are pleading with him to back away from his threatened…

Trump, Ryan face off in rare public GOP clash over tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkably public confrontation, House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican allies of President Donald Trump pleaded with him Monday to back away from his threatened…

Democrat Party officials increasing fear money, infrastructure for 2018 Elections lacking Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Republican National Committee and their House & Senate Re-Election Committees — as well…

Ryan tweets about a $1.50 paycheck boost, then deletes it

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has highlighted on Twitter a school secretary benefiting from the Republican tax overhaul, then deleted the tweet after online criticism that he is…