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Gov-Elect Abbott Names Cameron County Judge as Next Texas Secretary of State

Governor-Elect Greg Abbott named Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos to be the next Secretary of State for Texas. Cascos will replace the current Secretary of State, Nandita Berry who was appointed to the position earlier this year by Governor Rick Perry. The announcement of the appointment came Tuesday morning during a meeting in Brownsville, which is the county seat of Cameron County.   Read more »

at Nov 14, 2014 3:49 PM
       

Former President George W. Bush Visits Texas Ebola Healthcare Workers

Former President George W. Bush visited Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital to meet with healthcare workers who treated three Ebola patients including two of their own nurses. The former President came to the hospital to help celebrate the end of the 21 day observation period for many of the workers.

“The last five weeks have been a trying time for the city and residents of Dallas and especially the people of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas,” former President Bush said.

at Nov 9, 2014 6:54 PM
       

Sid Miller Plants Solid Win to Become Texas Ag Commissioner

Former Texas State Representative Sid Miller will become the next Texas Agriculture Commissioner after a solid victory over his Democrat opponent Jim Hogan. Miller won a decisive victory by garnering nearly 60 percent of the vote. His opponent only received about 37 percent of the vote. Miller will replace outgoing Commissioner Todd Staples who decided not to run for re-election in order to pursue a run for Lt. Governor in the Republican Primary.

at Nov 5, 2014 11:04 AM
       

Texas Attorney General Abbott Receives Child Support Performance Award

Under the leadership of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, the office’s Child Support Division received an Exemplary Performance Award from the Western Interstate Child Support Enforcement Council (WICSEC). The award recognizes a state, regional, county or tribal program that consistently and comprehensively exemplifies excellence in child support enforcement. The award was accepted for Attorney General Abbott by Charles Smith, Deputy Attorney General at the WICSEC 2014 Annual Training Conference in San Diego, California.   Read more »

at Nov 3, 2014 4:58 PM
       

Houston Mayor Rescinds Subpoenas of Pastors

Mayor Annise Parker, Houston’s first openly lesbian mayor, rescinded the subpoenas sent to five Houston area pastors. The subpoenas originally demanded all sermons and correspondence dealing with homosexuality, gender identity and the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO).   Read more »

at Oct 31, 2014 11:55 AM
       

Wendy Davis Dragging Down Other Dems

Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis appears to be dragging down other candidates on the Democrat ticket. As Davis’ desperate attack ads and other political missteps continue to pile up many Democrats are privately admitting her campaign has been a huge failure.

For Davis, success is all but out of reach according to Karen Tumulty in a Washington Post article. She wrote that there was a moment where Davis

at Oct 27, 2014 12:46 PM
       

Early Voting Begins in Texas General Election

Early voting for Texas 2014 General Elections began Monday and runs through October 31st. The General Election date is November 4th. Across Texas, voters will go to the polls to cast votes in one of the most influential primary elections in at least a generation. Every statewide office in the Texas executive branch is up for grabs. Many high-profile legislative and judicial seats are also at stake in this election.   Read more »

at Oct 23, 2014 6:28 PM
       

Breitbart Exclusive Interview: Sen. Cruz Talks Assault on Religious Liberty and Ebola Travel Ban

Senator Ted Cruz said the City of Houston and Mayor Annise Parker have “no legal authority, no constitutional authority and no moral authority” to issue subpoenas to pastors for their sermons and personal communications. The exclusive interview below came shortly after the Senator gathered with some of the top religious leaders in Houston to speak out against this unprecedented attack on religious liberty. During the interview, Cruz also reinforced his “common sense” call for a travel ban on people traveling from countries with an active outbreak of the Ebola virus.   Read more »

at Oct 22, 2014 2:37 PM
       

Texas Governor’s Office Takes Over Dallas Ebola Apartment Cleanup

DALLAS, Texas -- The governor’s office is taking over the decontamination process at the apartment of the 2nd Ebola patient. Clean Guys Environmental, hired by the county, is being replaced by Protect Environmental Services Inc., hired by the governor’s office, after concerns about the sanitation procedures.

Breitbart Texas spoke with Richard Cameron, General Manager of Protect Environmental Services Inc., and was told the governor’s office hired them directly because they were concerned with how the cleanup was being done by the previous team the county hired.   Read more »

at Oct 13, 2014 9:38 AM
       

Breitbart Exclusive: CPS Complaint Filed Against Texas Judge Over Daughter and Potential Ebola Exposure

DALLAS, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has learned a complaint was filed with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, also known as CPS. The complaint was filed on Sunday morning by a concerned Dallas citizen who had read about Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins going into the apartment where Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, lived while he was sick. Jenkins was in the apartment with four people who had been directly exposed by Duncan to the Ebola virus.

at Oct 6, 2014 1:20 PM
       

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