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It was Fall of 1835. Mexican President Santa Anna had dissolved the Constitution and made himself dictator. Tensions began to flare between his oppressive government and the liberty minded desires of Texians and Tejanos. To...
The time is now for Americans, and especially Texans, who honor American service members to step forward and send a message of support to the family of American Sniper author and former Navy Seal, Christopher Kyle and to all...
Late yesterday afternoon the bodies of famed American Sniper Christopher Kyle and Chad Littlefield were found on a resort and conference center located in Erath County, Texas according to Captain Jason Upshaw with the Erath...
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments for the 2013 Session of the Texas House of Representatives. A complete list of all committee assignments can be found on the official website of the Texas...
A fight between two men at the North Harris County campus of Lone Star College turned into a gun fight leaving three people shot and both suspects in custody. According to sources in the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's...
Friday, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst announced Texas Senate Committee assignments for the 83rd Legislature."Texas is the number one state in America to do business, with the fastest growing population, and thank goodness we...
H.C.R. No.2CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONWHEREAS, A superb Lone Star athlete set a new standard of excellence when Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M University was named the winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy, becoming the first...
Update:  ABC/Univision is reporting that the FBI has said that Cruz-Lozano lied about killing Agent Brian Terry in order to get attention.  See details at ABC News.As the debate of gun control crescendos across...
During the first day of the 83rd Legislature of Texas, I interviewed Republican State Rep. Larry Gonzales. Rep. Gonzales just recovered from major surgery, and I was very happy to see him strong and well. Rep. Gonzales is...
This past Tuesday, the 83rd Legislative Session of Texas began in Austin at the Capitol building. The morning before the State Representatives and State Senators took their oath of office, I attended a Tex Mex breakfast...
Judging from the first few weeks of the new Texas legislative session, lawmakers are responding to calls for major education reform. Employers, educators, and parents have been calling on our state elected officials to allow...
On January 22, 2013 my husband, Bill and I attended a Texas Tuesday Coffee in a senate meeting room in the US Capitol. The TTC was hosted by our US senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz. Our visit began at the Capitol Visitors...
As Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, Jerry Patterson is now responsible for oversight of one of the most distinctive landmarks in American history - The Alamo. On February 24th, 1836 Lt. Colonel William Barrett...
During the 2011 Legislature, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill out of committee that would allow licensed concealed carry permit holders the option of carrying a firearm open or concealed. The bill did not...
Update: Shooting at Lone Star College Near Houston - Not a Mass Casualty EventA shooter opened fire today around 12:30 p.m. at the North Harris Campus of Lone Star Community College.KHOU is reporting that at least...
Texas Legislature set to Honor Aggie Johnny "Football" Manziel with House Resolution.Texas A&M University Heisman Winning Redshirt Freshman Johnny "Football" Manziel took the nation by storm. He amazed all who watched...
Back in 2005, Representative Myra Crownover authored and passed House Bill 790 to increase the number of genetic disorders newborns are screened for in Texas. Before the passage of HB790, Texas only screened newborns for...
During the first day of the 83rd Legislative Session, I had the opportunity to visit with an exemplary Texan and a dear friend, Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman. Justice Guzman was the first Latina on the Texas Supreme...
During the first day of the Texas 83th Legislative session, I spoke at the Capitol with Steve Munisteri, Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. He responded to the expectations and the future of the Republican Party as...
The common outcry on behalf of human rights … is false and illusory if the right to life … is not defended with maximum determination. - Blessed John Paul II, Christifideles LaiciAfter a two hour drive in the rain, and at...

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