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December 18, 2014 -- United States Congressman-elect Will Hurd has been named the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Information Technology for the 114th U.S. Congress, the only freshman to receive this distinction. More
December 18, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency today announced that more than $1.8 million in supplemental environmental projects will take place in Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico as part of settlement agreements with companies charged with violating environmental laws. More
December 17, 2014 -- United States Congressman Michael McCaul released a statement in response to a new Government Accountability Office report detailing the Federal Emergency Management Agency's administrative costs related to disaster relief expenditures. More
December 17, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz applauded the release of Alan Gross by the Cuban government, but called President Barack Obama's announcement to change the United States embargo policy with Cuba "one more very bad deal". More
December 17, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today issued a statement condemning orders issued by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to arrest journalists and media executives critical of his policies. More
December 16, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today issued a statement in response to terrorist attacks in Pakistan and Australia. More
December 15, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Saturday issued a statement after voting to approve legislation to fund the federal government. More
December 13, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green addressed the crowd at the Justice For All March on Freedom Plaza on Saturday. More
December 12, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green announced that the Senate on Friday has approved modified language from his bill H.R. 3743, the Housing Assistance for Veterans Act of 2014, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015. More
December 12, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn released a statement after the Senate passed the FY2015 Defense Authorization bill, including a provision based on legislation he authored making victims of the November 2009 terrorist attack at Fort Hood eligible to receive the Purple Heart. More
December 12, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz on Thursday announced that a resolution he co-sponsored to condemn the use of civilians as "human shields" by the group Hamas has been passed by the United States House of Representatives. More
December 12, 2014 -- The United States House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously approved the National Cybersecurity Protection Act of 2014, a measure to strengthen the nation's cyber defenses. More
December 12, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Thursday spoke on the Senate floor regarding a provision to the FY2015 Defense Authorization bill making victims of the November 2009 shootings at Fort Hood eligible to receive the Purple Heart. More w/Video
December 12, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber on Thursday issued a statement regarding his vote against a funding bill for the federal government. More
December 11, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green today applauded the Federal Housing Finance Agency's rule for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to set aside and allocate funds for the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund. More
December 11, 2014 -- Congressman Michael McCaul today announced that the House of Representatives has approved a Senate amendment that will reinforce the protection and security of chemical facilities from terrorist attacks. More
December 11, 2014 -- The United States Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced that it has awarded the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality $2,506,000 in funding to prevent and respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks. More
December 11, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday announced that legislation he sponsored to name the Waco VA Medical Center after Doris Miller, a local World War II hero, has been unanimously approved by the Senate. More
December 10, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today issued a statement congratulating Kazakhstan on 23 years of independence from the Soviet Union. More
December 10, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today announced that more states have joined a legal challenge filed against President Barack Obama's use of executive action concerning immigration, bringing the total to 24 states. More
December 09, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today issued a statement in response to the release of a Senate Select Committee report on enhanced interrogation techniques employed by the country's intelligence agencies. More
December 09, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Monday announced the passage of legislation by the Senate that strengthens the Freedom of Information Act. More
December 08, 2014 -- United States Senator Ted Cruz today announced that legislation that would provide members of the Armed Forces performing humanitarian services to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa with tax benefits. More
December 08, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today issued a statement in support of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's decision to file a legal challenge to President Barack Obama's executive action concerning immigration. More
December 05, 2014 -- The Texas Attorney General’s Office has filed a motion seeking a preliminary injunction that would halt executive action taken as a result of President Barack Obama’s unilateral immigration directive. More
December 05, 2014 -- The White House Press Pool has posted a report on the White House meeting between President Barack Obama and six governors-elect and one reelected governor, including Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. More
December 05, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott on Friday attended a series of briefings for newly-elected governors at the White House, where he discussed job creation with President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and senior officials. More
December 05, 2014 -- Texas Governor-elect Greg Abbott and five other newly elected governors met on Friday with Vice President Joe Biden. More
December 05, 2014 -- Bill Adriance reports that both houses of Congress have passed the bill to make Bernardo de Gálvez an Honorary Citizen. More
December 04, 2014 -- United States Congressman Al Green issued a statement praising the Obama Administration's announced efforts to fund police body cameras and address the militarization of the police. More
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