Month: September 2016

Americans Must Face the Fact: Today’s Democratic Party is Evil

Today’s Democrats are liars & they go for the throat. By Lynn Woolley Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Something has gone wrong with the Democratic Party. There was a day when Democrats and Republicans held out the same goals for our country, but disagreed on how to reach them. There was a day –…

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Cong. Pete Sessions: “Since the horrific Planned Parenthood videos came to light this summer…”

“In Texas, we have seen great success since our 2011 decision to exclude abortion providers from the Medicaid Women’s Health Program…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “This week, Congress was once again faced with the task of passing a short-term resolution to keep our government running,” said U.S. Cong. Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of…

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Our Neighbors: Communications award

Texas A&M Forest Service Communications Manager Linda Moon, left, is pictured with Forest Service Director Tom Boggus after receiving the Austin Short Current Achievement Award for Communications. Source: Lifestyle FeaturedSource Lifestyle

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Let’s Be Honest About the Cost of Education

By Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business Once again the Texas Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of our school finance system, and once again, school districts are hoping for a lot more money. My issue is not with spending more money on education if that is what is needed.  My issue deals with…

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Our Neighbors: Quiz bowl

College Station High School student Marcus Vami shakes hands with Superintendent Clark Ealy at Tuesday’s College Station school board meeting. Vami was a part of the school’s national runner-up Quiz B Source: Lifestyle FeaturedSource Lifestyle

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Cruz Holds Surrender Caucus to Account for Failure to Lead

Texas Insider Report: (HOUSTON, Texas) – On Monday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, went to the floor of the Senate to keep a promise he made to the American people: to fight to keep Congress from funding Planned Parenthood. He also sought to prevent Iran, a known sponsor of terrorism, from accessing more than $100…

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First Lady Cecilia Abbott Honors 2015 Governor’s Small Business Award Winners

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – First Lady Cecilia Abbott was in Houston today to talk about the important role that women-owned small businesses play in the success of our state’s economy. The First Lady addressed the small business forum titled “Women Exceeding Limits,” which was hosted by the Texas Governor’s Office, the Texas Workforce…

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Statement on Congressional Actions to Defund Planned Parenthoo

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The following statement is attributed to Joe Pojman, Ph.D., executive director of Texas Alliance for Life: Texas Alliance for Life applauds the strong efforts of Republican leadership in Congress to move forward with a strategy of shifting funds from Planned Parenthood to better providers of women’s health services — providers…

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Representative Jodie Laubenberg Announces Re-Election Bid

Experienced Legislator Cites Ongoing Need for Solid Conservative Leadership to Keep Texas Strong Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (Parker, Texas) – Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) officially announced today that she will seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. Laubenberg represents District 89 in Collin County, which encompasses Fairview, Lavon, Lowry Crossing, Lucas, Murphy, Nevada,…

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“Does Voter Anger Explain the Success of Presidential Outsiders?”

From “The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report“ Those of us who report on and analyze politics for a living have been talking ad nauseam about voters’ frustration and anger. It’s the hot topic that presumably explains Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Bernard Sanders, as well as the problems that political veterans such as Hillary Rodham…

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