Republicans must come together to stand for policies that strengthen the core of society: The traditional family. Marriage must be protected. Life must be respected. Liberals suggest the policies we embrace are “divisive wedge issues,” but they could not be more wrong. Policies that strengthen the family are essential to a GOP that keeps its core conservative principles.
July 1st, 2020
On the Senate floor yesterday, I spoke about an amendment I introduced to the National Defense Authorization Act to change current leave policy for U.S. servicemembers so their pre-approved parental leave is not terminated...
June 24th, 2020
With cases of the coronavirus surging to record levels in Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott recommended Tuesday that Texans stay home as much as possible and for the first time moved to allow the tightening of two kinds of...
June 22nd, 2020
COVID-19, the economic crash, and mass protests in the streets have all made it more difficult to get a good night’s sleep, according to a Houston sleep expert.
June 18th, 2020
Each Juneteenth, Texans celebrate the anniversary of the end of slavery in our state, and our nation’s continued progress towards equality. This year, our nation is grappling with how far we still have to go.As a history...
June 16th, 2020
If we are going to solve the problems besetting our nation right now, we have to have a collective and level-headed conversation. In the coming weeks and months, I hope this is the case because now is the time for action....
June 12th, 2020
The City of Tahoka, Texas, issued a stay-at-home order Thursday following a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent days. The order calls for all residents to stay home except for travel for “essential activities” or to obtain “...
June 4th, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread from outside our borders into the contiguous United States, there was a lot of uncertainty about the characteristics of the virus.
May 25th, 2020
On America's most solemn holiday, Memorial Day, I’m thankful for our fallen heroes and ask God’s blessings on the loved ones they left behind. We as a nation will never forget those who paid freedom's steepest price.
May 21st, 2020
U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and I yesterday introduced a bill to allow servicemembers time to grieve the death of their newborn babies. The Elaine M.
May 16th, 2020
Comedian Kevin James recently released a video satire called "Out of Touch" showing him and a friend running through the woods with the police in pursuit. The video then cuts to six hours earlier where we soon find out why...
June 29th, 2020
The Houston Association of Realtors announced the end of a long tradition of designating certain bedrooms and bathrooms as “master.” The change follows weeks of protests over racial equality and issues relating to the...
June 23rd, 2020
David Dorn was a beloved retired police captain who served the St. Louis community for nearly 40 years. In his final moments, David once again stepped up to serve and protect his community by protecting his friends' small...
June 20th, 2020
"Customer" is really not the right word to describe Fred Yaggi. The Yaggi family has been so much more to Adams Insurance for the 40 plus years Norman and our team has been hunting and keeping up with Fred's activities and...
June 16th, 2020
The virtual celebration will feature performances from the Houston Symphony and other entertainers as well as a 15-minute firework finale.
June 15th, 2020
We are all experiencing extreme times — extreme movement in the stock market, our economy, our safety, our freedom (to move about), and seemingly more things every week. The most recent extreme is the attack on...
June 8th, 2020
The tragic loss of a child creates an immeasurable amount of pain for families, and, just like any other American family, our men and women in uniform should have the time to grieve the loss of their child.
May 27th, 2020
In memory of all those who went before and raised the American flag, we are forever grateful. We are the land of free because of the brave.
May 21st, 2020
In this week’s chapter of 1984, the government wants to track everywhere you go and everyone you meet in an effort to control COVID-19! What could possibly go wrong?
May 19th, 2020
I know many of you feel robbed because of how this year is ending, but I want you to know that even though you didn’t get to walk across that stage, we are all still here celebrating your accomplishments.