December 5th, 2016
Sweet tea, BBQ, and football – these are just some of the things Texans love dearly. From high school football to college football, Texans will come out to every game no matter what the temperature and weather is.
November 21st, 2016
On a bright, sunny Sunday morning, San Antonio Police Department Detective Benjamin Marconi, was killed during a routine traffic stop. While the 50-year-old officer was writing a ticket, a black vehicle pulled up behind his...
November 10th, 2016
U.S. Senator John Cornyn and I announced today that they will introduce companion resolutions in the Senate and House commemorating the 75thAnniversary of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
November 2nd, 2016
Early this morning while most Americans were safe in their homes fast asleep, two Iowa Peace Officers were on duty. Suddenly, in the dark of night, they were ambushed and murdered right in their patrol cars just a few miles...
October 7th, 2016
It is with great pride that I recognize Pro Football Hall of Famer, Kenny Houston, and pay tribute to his contributions to his alma mater, Prairie View A&M University. Kenny is one of the best football players to ever...
September 30th, 2016
As a former prosecutor and county Judge, I am very concerned by the press conference held on July 15th the Director of the FBI, James Comey.
September 27th, 2016
Richard King is one of the many faces who shaped the ethics of hard work and endurance that define Texan values. He is the founder of King Ranch, but started his career as a river man, steamboat businessman, and later a...
September 23rd, 2016
On May 21, 2016, a U.S. drone strike killed the leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Mansour. To no one’s surprise, at the time of his death Mansour was in southwestern Pakistan. The drone strike Pakistan’s longstanding...
September 20th, 2016
"This is not directed at Japan. The nuclear development is toward the United States," said an adviser to North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un.Frankly, Little Kim makes his father look normal. His saber-rattling regime has once...
November 23rd, 2016
Texas Ranger Dallas Stoudenmire stepped out of the stage coach and stood in the street of the rough, remote, boomtown of El Paso Texas in 1881. This wasn’t the first lawless town the 6’4” tall Ranger had seen.
November 15th, 2016
One hot summer day in Houston, a single mother (we will call her Amy) met a man. At the time, Amy was lonely and struggling to make a life for her young children. He was charming, funny and a talented member of the music...
November 8th, 2016
On Friday, November 4, 2016 a military base in Jordan was attacked. Houstonian James Moriarty, 27, was killed in the gunfire. Sergeant Moriarty was a proud member of the Army’s Special Forces, scheduled to return home in two...
October 28th, 2016
James Patrick Manning of Tampa is the first criminal to be sentenced under JVTA after he responded to an advertisement posted on Backpage.com by an undercover federal agent in an attempt to purchase sex from a 14-year-old...
October 4th, 2016
In January 26, 1892, a young woman was born in Atlanta, Texas. Her name was Bessie Coleman and she continues to inspire generations of African American women around the United States and in the great state of Texas.
September 28th, 2016
Fifteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, our country was instantly transformed. Three thousand Americans and people from other nations were murdered at the hands of evil, malicious terrorists.
September 26th, 2016
An estimated 1,200 Iranian dissidents remain in Camp Liberty in Iraq at the mercies of the proIranian government in Baghdad.
September 22nd, 2016
In the days leading up to the Brexit referendum, the President told our friend, Britain that if they were to leave the European Union, they would end up at the "back of the queue" for a trade deal. What an absurd statement...
September 19th, 2016
Modern day slavery is happening all around us, and it occurs in the form of human trafficking. Victims are sold into sex slavery, drugged, beaten, threatened and forced to engage in horrifying acts at the demand of their...