August 2nd, 2022
I released the following statement after voting to support the 2022 Water Resources Development Act, which included numerous provisions to help Texas that he and his staff worked to ensure were included in the bill.
July 14th, 2022
New research on the economic contributions of immigrants in Texas released by Texans for Economic Growth underscores the crucial role immigrants in Texas play in some of the state’s fastest growing and most in demand fields...
June 22nd, 2022
A dry spring is causing agricultural issues as farmers work to produce more weather-resistant crops.
June 16th, 2022
Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement celebrating Caterpillar Inc.'s (Caterpillar)
June 7th, 2022
MCALLEN, TX – New research on the McAllen-Edinburg-Mission Metro Area and the
June 2nd, 2022
Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for a review of school safety requirements and additional hardening one week after 19 students and two teachers were gunned down in Uvalde.
May 25th, 2022
I released the following statement after the tragic shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas: The shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde is every parent and teacher’s worst nightmare. No parent, child, or...
May 19th, 2022
A recent presentation at the University of Saint Thomas in Houston highlighted how challenges associated with the outdated US immigration system have cultivated an inefficient, unethical, and unsafe shadow economy that...
May 3rd, 2022
At a time when more Texas teachers are leaving the classroom, the state’s licensing board is considering a new certification exam that could help better prepare new teachers — and perhaps help keep them longer in the job....
April 26th, 2022
I released the following statement after reports confirmed the death of Texas National Guard Specialist Bishop Evans:
July 27th, 2022
If you study polling, Texans are fed up with left-wing prosecutors and politicians who aid and abet our runaway crime situation.
July 12th, 2022
On July 8, 2022, the Assembly Hall at Aggie Park was filled with excitement as the 105 Precinct Chairs that reside in commissioner’s precinct 3 met in special session to vote on who would be the Republican nominee for...
June 17th, 2022
University of Texas at Austin finance professor Richard Lowery was emailing with a colleague in London last November when he was asked if it was true that the so-called “Liberty Institute failed to launch.”
June 10th, 2022
The rights of parents are being circumvented by some school districts who are experimenting on Texas students. How many parents know this? How many parents are fearful of retribution? How many parents look the other way...
June 3rd, 2022
Thursday I sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona urging expedited approval for Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District (CISD) grant requests
May 26th, 2022
Texas gubernatorial hopeful Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D) took the opportunity to inject himself during Governor Greg Abbott’s Wednesday press conference covering the Robb Elementary mass shooting in Uvalde.
May 23rd, 2022
I released the following statement after my Blackwell School National Historic Site Act, which would establish the Blackwell School in Marfa, Texas as a National Historic site and become a part of the National Park System,...
May 13th, 2022
No parent should be forced to send their children to failing schools, which is why I’m glad my friend Governor Abbott is so fervently supporting school choice.
May 2nd, 2022
In the growing cities of Texas, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Antonio and metro Houston, appraisals have exploded with an average increase of 30%.