Sand Dunes Sagebrush Lizard

I can remember early June of 2012 when I was at the Republican Party of Texas’ convention in Fort Worth, Texas. I was representing Senate District 31 on the Platform Committee when we passed the “Dune Sage Brush Lizard”...
Since the 2012 Republican Party of Texas Convention ended almost two weeks ago, there has been a lot of misinformation being spread about what the 2012 Platform (and especially the Immigration Plank) really says and what has...
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Today, I issued this statement ahead of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe’s visit to Midland as the Administration considers whether or not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard as...
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Texas Land Commissioner updates TexasGOPVote on the Endangered Species status of the Sand Dunes Sagebrush Lizard. He explains that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which is responsible for the enforcement of the...
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John Cornyn, U.S. Senator (Texas) and Dianne Costa, candidate for U.S. Representative, CD-25 (Texas) each made visits to drought stricken Texas agricultural areas last week and commented on the $5.2B in losses faced by Texas...
God blessed them, saying: "Be fertile and multiple; fill the earth and subdue it. Have dominion over the fish of the sea, the birds of the air and all the living things that move on the earth.” - Genesis 1:28Texas is the...
 Yesterday, I introduced a bill to amend the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to give local parties a say in the settlement of litigation between special interest groups and the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).
National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is a political committee devoted to maintaining and increasing the 239-member Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives....
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Recently President Obama went on an Air Force One campaign tour promoting his "energy independence" plan. Looking for photo ops the president stopped in the oil producing region of Eastern New Mexico and West Texas. He...
The following was written by Texas Railroad Commissioner Elizabeth Ames Jones:Over the past 30 years the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has used the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to put people out of work and to shut...
I filed an amendment Tuesday to the Economic Development Administration reauthorization bill that would halt the proposed listing of the Sand Dune Lizard to the Endangered Species List. His amendment would exempt the Sand...
 

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