Praises Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote of support for William Barr’s Attorney General nomination and judicial nominees to fill Texas District Court vacancies Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen.…

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…

Welcomes acknowledgement from NATO allies that Russia is in material breach of the treaty Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), a member of the Senate Committee…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), John Thune (R-S.D.), and dozens of their Senate colleagues reintroduced legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, more commonly…

Urges Chuck Schumer and the Democrats to reopen the government Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement after voting in favor…

Praises March for Life 2019 Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a video message supporting the 2019 March for Life, where millions of…

Catch up on some of The Texas Tribune's top projects from 2018

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Reynaldo Leal / Callie Richmond for The Texas Tribune In 2018, Texas Tribune reporters examined the impact of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that…

Following 2018 Election setbacks, Texas Republicans must look inside their own tent By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — There have been a couple news stories about the…

Does this sound like a party that’s learning any lessons from the Nov. 6th Election? By Ash Wright Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Republicans still hold all statewide offices…

Republicans should take Beto seriously. The 2020 revolution will be marketed, and he is a product. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Former Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) has been meeting…

Cruz-led bipartisan legislation responds to Nicaragua crisis and holds regime accountable for human rights abuses Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Sen. John Cornyn Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after former President George H.W. Bush passed away: “Today the nation…

Election Day 2018

Total number of voters: 62,242 of 114,033 = 54.58% 23 out of 25 precincts U.S. SENATE (BRAZOS COUNTY ONLY) Ted Cruz: 34,858 – 56.35% Beto O’Rourke: 26,412 – 42.69% Neal…

‘I look forward to working with my Congressional colleagues in a bipartisan and bicameral fashion to pass legislation that ensures maximum pressure on Iran’  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S.…

‘We strongly support the Governor’s request and urge you to provide any and all emergency measures afforded by the approval of a disaster declaration’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

Supports Army Corps proposal to construct the Coastal Spine  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement of support upon the U.S. Army Corps of…

Here’s the breakdown on 5+ million votes already cast in the 2018 Mid-Term Elections Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As of October 22nd, over 5 million votes have already…

Discusses economic growth, job creation, and efforts to combat opioid crisis Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today addressed the Texas Oil &…

After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

Record rainfall in Llano and Burnet counties in the Texas Hill Country caused major flooding in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2016. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune Across Central…

“When I invited President Trump to visit Texas in July, I said keeping Texas red – from the top of the ballot to the bottom – is critical.” Texas Insider…