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.
February 26th, 2020
Yesterday, I voted for both the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act and the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. I spoke about this legislation recently on the Senate floor. Excerpts are below...
February 18th, 2020
The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy, a sign of the century-old organization’s financial instability as it faces some 300 lawsuits from men who say they were sexually abused as Scouts.
February 11th, 2020
Feral hogs have long been a problem in rural parts of Texas. But now, researchers say they’re increasingly entering urban areas across the state — including Houston’s suburbs — damaging property and raising public health...
February 7th, 2020
The final suspect in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry appeared in federal court this week. The man is allegedly the last member of the “rip-crew” involved in Agent Terry’s murder to be extradited from...
January 30th, 2020
Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told reporters on Monday the immediate coronavirus health risk to the general American public is low. This is due, in part, to the low number of...
January 24th, 2020
Millions of Vietnamese - including those in Texas - gather with close family to honor their ancestors and celebrate new life. The old and young come together for traditions and games, homemade food and a clean home.
January 23rd, 2020
HOUSTON, Texas — A physician tasked with developing a vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus-type illnesses says this latest virus is the third variant since 2002. The doctor expressed concern about the frequency of new...
January 15th, 2020
When Major General Granger arrived in Galveston with news that all slaves were free, he changed countless lives as well as the course of history. By commemorating the trek so many families took to spread the great news, we...
January 13th, 2020
A federal judge in Tucson, Arizona, sentenced a Mexican illegal alien who murdered U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry to life in prison without parole. The sentencing follows a conviction by a federal court jury in...
January 6th, 2020
With the first partisan impeachment vote since the Civil War complete, the spotlight will now shift to the U.S. Senate. Taking part in an impeachment trial is a solemn responsibility, and one I take extraordinarily seriously...
February 19th, 2020
The lack of government transparency from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in dealing with the coronavirus global public health emergency is contributing to the international community’s inability to resolve the crisis.
February 13th, 2020
The CDC reported the individual is isolated and is receiving medical care at a designated hospital. San Antonio Ron Nirenberg stressed that the Lackland and San Antonio communities still face only a very low risk from the...
February 10th, 2020
The measure, attached to the disaster supplemental bill, would provide $45 million in Harvey recovery funds previously denied to victims who had received SBA loans
February 3rd, 2020
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton does a great job of filing briefs and taking legal action in support of constitutional rights, and many on his staff are very good at defending the Constitution. Unfortunately, at least one...
January 28th, 2020
Several Texas airports will soon begin screening certain travelers for a novel form of coronavirus, as public health officials rush to contain a deadly outbreak that so far has been mostly limited to China.
January 24th, 2020
A massive explosion rocked a northwest Houston neighborhood and the blast was felt all across the region Friday morning. It happened around 4:25 a.m. and originated in the 4500 block of Gessner Rd. One person was unaccounted...
January 20th, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King’s admonition that “a man should be judged by his character not the color of his skin” came with the requirement, of accepting personal responsibility:
January 15th, 2020
I recently helped file a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus before the Supreme Court of Texas regarding the egregious constitutional violations of Judge Patrice McDonald in Montgomery County, Texas. Hopefully the SCOTX will...
January 10th, 2020
Forecasters expect East Texas to contend with severe storms Friday night, with strong winds, hail, and tornadoes possibly forming in the region.
January 2nd, 2020
A Spokane Sector Border Patrol agent sustained multiple injuries and his K-9 partner died in a rollover crash early Sunday morning.