GOP health bill offers provisions aimed at helping 2 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need…

SEC under fire for being hacked despite warnings on security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission waited until Wednesday to disclose a hack of its corporate filing system that occurred last year. The disclosure raises questions about the…

Antifa activists charged with felony assault, assault with a deadly weapon, and other violations By Newt Gingrich On Inauguration Day, leftwing protesters took to the streets of the nation’s Capital. They…

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…

Students at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington will speak with a NASA astronaut living, working and doing research aboard the International Space Station at 12:25 a.m.…

Prospects for air traffic control privatization appear slim

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made airlines’ longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America’s infrastructure. But his prospects for…

Fed announces a start to modestly reducing its bond holdings

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will begin shrinking the enormous portfolio of bonds it amassed after the 2008 financial crisis to try to sustain a frail economy. The move…

50+ inches of rainfall, 130,000+ residences lost, and 500,000+ vehicles damaged or destroyed By Sens. John Cornyn & Ted Cruz Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — By now, we all…

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…

Congresswoman Kay Granger Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Recently, our nation was hit by two devastating hurricanes. The men and women of Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base…

Texas, out-of-state 4-H’ers pitch in on Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Toby Lepley, 979-845-1212, toby.lepley@ag.tamu.edu Candace Moeller, 361-526-2825, candace.moeller@ag.tamu.edu Kyle McManus, 361-767-5223, kyle.mcmanus@ag.tamu.edu Meredith Miller, 361-265-9203, meredith.miller@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Hundreds of youth in…

Irma's damage a reminder of Florida economy's vulnerability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People. Source: Business – The Eagle

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…

US producer prices rose in August as energy costs shot up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher energy costs led to prices at the wholesale level rising in August at the fastest pace in four months. Source: Business – The Eagle

Thanks to Trump, the Dream is Still AliveBy Alfonso Aguilar Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s true that most in the Hispanic Community anticipated the president’s decision. Candidate Trump…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36), whose congressional district was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Harvey, voted in favor of an emergency relief package that provides…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House passed an emergency funding bill to provide relief for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Congressman Brady (TX-08) released the following…

Facebook: Accounts from Russia bought ads during US campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations…