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October 18, 2014 -- The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the State's voter ID law will remain in effect for the November 2014 election. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Congressman John Culberson and other Texas members of the House of Representatives called on President Barack Obama to to implement an immediate travel ban for travelers coming to the United States from the Ebola-afflicted countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. More
October 16, 2014 -- Congressman Michael McCaul, chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security, joined subcommittee chairs in calling on the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to suspend visas from Ebola-affected countries. More
October 16, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement calling on a federal response to the Ebola Virus. More
October 14, 2014 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz today filed an amicus brief supporting a rehearing of a case which claims the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act violates the Origination Clause of the United States Constitution. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to a report that President Barack Obama may use executive action to close the detainment facility in Guantanamo Bay. More
October 10, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Michael McCaul today sent a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske requesting that international airports in Dallas and Houston be included in enhanced screening for the Ebola virus. More
October 09, 2014 -- The Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has issued a final greenhouse gas permit for construction of an expansion of the Victoria Power Station by Victoria WLE. More
October 08, 2014 -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs & Border Protection today announced that new layers of entry screening will be implemented at five United States airports that receive more than 94 percent of travelers from Ebola-affected nations. More
October 07, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency is awarding over $8.6 million in grants to fund environmental improvement projects along the U.S.–Mexico border. More
October 06, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker hosted White House Council on Environmental Equality Director Mike Boots for a tour of the Buffalo Bayou Park construction project and briefing on the Bayou Greenways 2020 project and Houston’s efforts to use green infrastructure to combat climate impacts. More
October 03, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today wrote a letter to United States Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske to request additional information on the screening process for incoming passengers to the country after the first confirmed case of Ebola in Texas. More
October 03, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency recently issued a final green house gas permit to Natgasoline to construct a new natural gas-to-gasoline facility in Nederland, Texas. More
October 02, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday sent a letter to Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta inquiring what measures the FAA is taking to prevent additional cases of Ebola from coming to the United States. More
October 01, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Aerospace Administration reported that its new Orion spacecraft and the Delta IV Heavy rocket that will carry it into space are at their penultimate stops in Florida on their path to a December flight test. More
October 01, 2014 -- The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals today issued a ruling upholding uphold a lower court's decision clearing former Congressman Tom Delay's conviction for money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering. More
October 01, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today announced that he has been named a recipient of the Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence from the National Association of Manufacturers. More
October 01, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today announced that he has introduced legislation to require the Environmental Protection Agency to report to Congress on the impact of any new ozone regulations before the EPA can propose such a regulation. More
September 29, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green on Friday participated in a panel discussion with the Sisters Network, Inc. at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 44th Annual Legislative Conference. More
September 26, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement encouraging Texans to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday. More
September 25, 2014 -- United States Congressman Gene Green recently led a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calling for action to ensure the future of the Health Centers Program. More
September 25, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today issued a statement regarding the resignation of United States Attorney General Eric Holder. More
September 25, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to United States Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement that he is stepping down from his position. More
September 24, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green on Wednesday received the “Leader of Democracy” Award from the Memorial Foundation. More
September 24, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Tuesday called for Congressional authorization for the use of military force following airstrikes against terrorist elements in Syria. More
September 22, 2014 -- United States Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzer on Monday announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding $1.2 million to the University of Texas at Brownsville. More
September 19, 2014 -- United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz on Friday applauded President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., and Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr. to serve on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Federation of Independent Business has named Congressman Steve Stockman a "Guardian of Small Business" for his voting record on behalf of small business owners. More
September 19, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today applauded the reauthorization of the Debbie Smith Act. More
September 19, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today announced that he has introduced legislation to make English the official language of the United States. More
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