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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
September 19, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green on Thursday announced that the Galena Park and Pasadena school district have been awarded mental health grants from the Health and Human Services Department's Center for Mental Health Services. More
September 18, 2014 -- The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved legislation sponsored by United States Senator John Cornyn to boost support for and protection of victims of human trafficking by increasing law enforcement resources, enhancing victims’ services and increasing penalties in an effort to combat child sex trafficking, child pornography, sexual exploitation and human trafficking. More
September 18, 2014 -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated Judge Joan Marie Azrack, Judge Alfred H. Bennett, Judge Loretta Copeland Biggs, Elizabeth K. Dillon, Judge George C. Hanks, Jr., Judge Jose Rolando Olvera, Jr., and Justice Jill N. Parrish to serve on the United States District Courts. More
September 18, 2014 -- Congressman Al Green recently attended a White House meeting to discuss diversity in the field of asset management. More
September 17, 2014 -- United States Congressman Gene Green touted House Resolution 4526, the 21st Century Energy Workforce Department Jobs Initiative Act of 2014, bipartisan legislation he cosponsored which would create pathways to opportunities for minorities in the energy sector. More
September 17, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn on Wednesday spoke about how the Senate "has become unrecognizable", asserting it is "being used as an incumbent protection program." More w/ Video
September 17, 2014 -- United States Congressman Randy Weber on Wednesday voted in opposition of an amendment to House Joint Resolution 124, which would provide assistance, training, equipment, supplies and sustainment for Syrian rebels to defend the people of Syria from the Islamic State and to ultimately secure territory held by the Syrian opposition. More
September 17, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today introduced United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Sarah R. Saldana to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which is considering her nomination to serve as Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. More w/Video
September 17, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today voted in favor of the Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2014, which requires an audit of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve Banks. More
September 17, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today congratulated NASA, Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday's announcement that Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to transport American astronauts to the International Space Station. More
September 17, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today issued a statement in observance of Constitution Day. More
September 16, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green today announced that more than 300 people attended his biannual Paying for College Workshop and Academy Day at North Shore Senior High School. More
September 16, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber recently received the "Champion of the Worker" award from the Competitive Enterprise Institute. More
September 16, 2014 -- The United States Department of Labor today announced that Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises, LLC, have agreed to pay $4,470,764 in overtime back wages to 2,677 current and former chemical and refinery employees as a result of investigations into violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act. More
September 15, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today joined a group of fellow senators in urging Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy to extend the public comment period on a proposed rule to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants. More
September 14, 2014 -- Representative Gene Green last week led a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Leader Nancy Pelosi, Appropriations Committee Chair Hal Rogers, and Ranking Member Nita Lowey requesting increased funding levels for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program harbor maintenance funding in the House Continuing Resolution. More
September 11, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed legislation he co-sponsored to assist families of victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More
September 11, 2014 -- Congressman Randy Weber today voted in favor of the Employee Health Care Protection Act, which allows health insurance plans, currently available on the group market, to continue to be offered through 2019. More
September 11, 2014 -- United States Senator John Cornyn today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More
September 11, 2014 -- Congressman Gene Green on Wednesday issued a statement in response to President Barack Obama's address regarding the terror threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. More
September 11, 2014 -- Today is the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Guidry News Service has posted interviews with those who were there on that day, as well as two PowerPoint presentations and a recording of Lucky Boyd's "In the Blink of an Eye". More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Congressman Steve Stockman on Tuesday filed legislation aimed at blocking the Obama Administration's funding of the joint Palestinian Authority-HAMAS interim government. More
September 10, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today voted in favor of legislation blocking the Obama Administration from expanding the authority Environmental Protection Agency. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator David Vitter today announced that the United States Department of Transportation is awarding more than $12 million in national infrastructure investments throughout Louisiana. More
September 10, 2014 -- United States Senator Mary Landrieu on Tuesday announced that the United States Department of Transportation has awarded a $10 million grant to the Port of Lake Charles. More
September 10, 2014 -- Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. on Tuesday announced issued a statement in response a $10 million United States Department of Transportation grant for funding of the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District Project. More
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