March 30th, 2020
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen issued the following statement about the signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which...
March 11th, 2020
Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday ordered the shutdown of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo due to concerns about coronavirus after a Montgomery County man with no recent travel history tested positive for COVID-19....
March 4th, 2020
Click here to view the results from the 2020 Texas Republican Primary held on Tuesday, March 3rd. There were some hotly contested races all the way from the county level to the state and national levels. ...
February 20th, 2020
Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton addressed the ABC/CMEF 2020 Inaugural Celebration on January 16.
February 4th, 2020
Texas Alliance for Life Joins Other Groups Defending the Dispute Resolution Process in the Tinslee Lewis Case
Fort Worth, TX -- Today the Second Court of Appeals will consider an appeal of a lower court's decision regarding the medical interventions provided by the doctors and nurses at Cook Children's Medical Center to a terminally...
November 20th, 2019
As the chief executive of the North Texas Commission, a public-private partnership dedicated to advancing the North Texas region, I frequently tout our region’s central, easily accessible location and reasonable regulatory...
October 23rd, 2019
But when it comes to immigration, if he continues to follow the advice of senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, he risks alienating his evangelical base in 2020.
August 8th, 2019
Faith, Law Enforcement, and Business Leaders to Deliberate over Immigration Policy In Austin on Aug 15
The National Immigration forum will hold their first Texas Bibles Badges and Business convening in Austin at Austin Stone Community Church on Thursday, August 15th, from 9:30 AM- 3:30 PM CDT.
July 16th, 2019
The lowest unemployment rate in decades is great news, and yet many employers are facing the biggest labor crisis they have faced in years. Full employment is great if everyone working is playing by the same rules. In Texas...
June 27th, 2019
The National Immigration Forum appreciates the opportunity to provide its views on the benefits of immigration in building a more dynamic economy. U.S. economic growth is outpacing growth in workers. As a result, labor...
March 19th, 2020
President Trump initially kept reasonable travel restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but with the virus spreading inside the United States, he is already shifting from minimizing its threat — his first...
March 6th, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would ensure U.S. citizenship for all children of U.S. service members while stationed abroad.
March 2nd, 2020
Houston is the energy capital of the world that’s poised to be the energy innovation capital of the world. When it comes to solving climate change, Texas is ready with the cheer across the gym during Spirit Week: “We’ve...
February 14th, 2020
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President of Legislative and Political Affairs Kristen Swearingen issued the following statement on the passage of the deceptively named Protecting the Right to Organize Act, H.R....
December 19th, 2019
Hotel owners across the United States are expanding operations and have plans to continue that trend into 2020. But the fact that it’s harder and harder all the time to find construction workers is slowing the pace of the...
November 6th, 2019
Tuesday, a group of almost 50 business leaders from across Texas released an open letter to U.S.
October 7th, 2019
Eighty law enforcement leaders from across the country have signed on to an amicus brief that calls on the Supreme Court to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
August 5th, 2019
Crisis Intervention Training and Law Enforcement –We Need More Specially Trained Officers in Montgomery County
Update: The Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved three new CIT deputies.The following post was authored by Brenda LaVar, Vice President of NAMI Greater Houston:
June 27th, 2019
Earlier this month, Associated Builders and Contractors praised Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for signing the Neutrality in State Government Contracting bill (HB 985
June 20th, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a supplemental border spending bill Wednesday that would provide $4.59 billion for emergency border resources.