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  • As Hurricane Harvey swept through the southern part of our state, we have seen the images of the devastation and the destruction brought upon by this horrific storm. However, with these horrific images, we have also seen neighbors helping...
  • President Trump announced Tuesday that he is rescinding the Executive Action issued by President Obama in 2012 known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or “DACA”, leaving thousands of children and young adults in limbo.The following are some of...
  • “A Republic, if you can keep it.”These were the words Dr. Benjamin Franklin replied on the final day of deliberations at the Constitutional Convention of 1787 when asked about the type of government the delegates had created. Franklin was clearly...
  • President Trump’s Afghanistan speech on Monday night was a rude awakening for Islamabad. Those in the Pakistani military and intelligence services who thought they could keep betraying the United States while accepting billions in aid from Washington...
  • CoS (Convention of States) proponents believe this claim by CoS speakers…“Convention of States is not a constitutional convention.”CoS proponents could read the bills, and then ask these questions: 1) Why does the Texas CoS application ( SJR2 – 85R...

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Joe Pojman, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, an independent, nonpartisan, nonsectarian, pro-life organization whose goals are to protect innocent human life from conception through natural death through peaceful, legal means...

Amid sensational narratives about President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, it’s important to take a step back and explain what the program is, how it was established, why it was rescinded, and what will likely happen next...
Almost all Conservatives agree that fundamental tax reform is needed for the good of the country and for keeping our promises to the American people. Texas Senator Ted Cruz recently outlined seven critical elements of...
Last week, I was happy to announce the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved the Port of Corpus Christi Project Partnership Agreement allowing the port to begin working on its widening and deepening project.
“We find ourselves in a critical phase to help the thousands of Puerto Ricans who urgently need help and to determine the serious damages caused by Hurricane Maria,” Governor Rosselló said in a statement.
My OPEN Government Data Act is one step closer to becoming law, after the bill’s language was included as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that the Senate passed Monday evening.
 Hurricane Harvey is shaping up to be a major theme for the next Texas legislative session. House Speaker Joe Straus is asking committees to begin working on long-term solutions to Harvey-related problems. Straus wants...
Today on the Senate floor, I stressed the importance of the United States remaining proactive with national security measures by reauthorizing Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Excerpts of my remarks...
Last week I visited the Houston neighborhood of Meyerland, and then traveled to Port Arthur, and Rockport to visit volunteers, storm victims, and first responders, and survey storm damage.
As power is restored, debris cleared and water in the northern party of the district I represent recedes, people are starting to rebuilt their lives after Hurricane Harvey. It is important that people are aware of resources...
I appeared on Fox Business’ ‘Mornings with Maria’ and Fox News’ ‘Hannity,’ to discuss my priorities for fundamental tax reform.When asked about my objectives on tax reform on ‘Mornings with Maria,’ I discussed the need for...
On Thursday, I appeared on KRIV-Houston ‘Fox 26 News at 5pm’ and KTRH’s ‘Michael Berry Show,’ to discuss the path to recovery for Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey’s damage and destruction along Gulf Coast...
The nation's highest court says Texas should use the political maps it already has in place while litigation over those maps continues. But the courts have been known to change the maps in the middle of election years.
First let's be clear, the Harvey historic flood was going to be a problem even if we had gotten everything right, because of the biblical scale we suffered.
Congressman Jim Banks (IN-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and I visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) yesterday. 
By now, we all know the numbers: over 50 inches of rainfall; at least 130,000 residences lost; and at least 500,000 vehicles damaged or destroyed. We've seen the images, too. Houstonians floating on air mattresses, the few...
U.S. Sens. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), John Cornyn (R-Texas), James Lankford (R-Okla.), and I yesterday introduced the Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act, which would make houses of worship eligible for Federal...
Indivisible Denton asserts that their agenda is merely “being involved in political activity that’s democratic in nature “and their actions are “no more radical than that”[i], while attempting to discredit and savage the...
As our nation begins to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, I introduced a Senate resolution recognizing the work, goals, and achievements of more than 470 non-profit Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout our nation...
Thirty-four years ago, the Texas Legislature enacted a novel law requiring high school principals to register eligible students to vote. But many aren’t complying, and voter participation remains chronically low.
‘Seeking Jesus’ are utterly profound words.  This is a second in a series of our pilgrimage to the Holy Land.  A friend asked if I found everything as I expected....my answer to her was, “absolutely nothing” was what I...

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