“This project is underway. This is the beginning of the president’s Border Wall.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security marked the official start of construction…

How Donald Trump's border wall fared in the $1.3 trillion spending bill he just signed

After flirting with the prospect of vetoing an omnibus spending bill because it fell short of funding for his proposed border wall, President Donald Trump on Friday eventually gave the…

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.…

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance following oral arguments in a state Supreme Court case Thursday morning. In the case Laredo Merchants Association v. The City…

By Adryana Aldeen, Senior Correspondent Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — For the last several weeks, Judge Roy Moore from Alabama has been in the news with a number of accusations…

“E-Verify is easy to use and liked by the American people.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Legal Workforce Act saves jobs for American workers at a time when nearly 20…

“There are just hundreds of stories of people looking out for one another, strangers helping each other…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “This healing process is going to take…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton will address ongoing fears of gas shortages throughout Texas. While some refineries have shut down or are operating at reduced…

‘I’d like to just say a word about what Senator Cruz and I and our House colleagues will be doing when we get back to Washington… This has to be targeted…

Why not evacuate before Harvey? Houston leaders defend their calls to stay put

Walking the soggy streets of her League City neighborhood, Diane Alston said she was “heartbroken” that so many people waited out Harvey’s steady rains from inside their flooding homes, following…

Watch UR BAC’s Laura Mooney on WTAW

Laura Mooney, Watch UR BAC Program Director, visited with WTAW’s Chelsea Reber about their joint press conference with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission on Wednesday, August 16 to discuss underage…

“As Governor, if I am going to call a special session, I intend to make it count.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Considering all the successes of the 85th Legislative…

Consolidated, College Station high school newspaper staffs earn awards

A&M Consolidated High School’s newspaper The Roar and College Station High School’s newspaper The Catamount both recently earned a Silver Star Award at the Interscholastic League Press Conference (ILPC) Spring…

Note: I wrote this before the latest despicable, dishonest smearing of the President, but that incident simplify magnifies my case. By Newt Gingrich Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Here is what…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C.– Governor Greg Abbott today visited Van Zandt County following the severe weather and deadly tornadoes that struck Texas overnight. During his visit, the Governor surveyed…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Houston where he announced a new operation to crack down on the alarming rise and brutality of…

National Campaign seeks to Educate Lawmakers on Harmful Impacts​ Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — ​The Texas Retail Association, saying it has been joined by more than 120 other national trade…

Trump’s War on ‘Fake News’ offers great Civics Lesson By Charles Hurt Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Trump is lashing out against “fake news” in what is quite possibly…

Delaying Trump Cabinet confirmations ‘Inexcusable’   Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “Chuck Schumer has the hardest job in Washington. He’s got to appease the Bernie Sanders-Elizabeth Warren wing of the…

Senate Republicans predict a big crowd and lengthy testimonies at tomorrow’s State Affairs hearing. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas  – Today, members of the Texas Senate Republican Caucus met for a…