Six Flags Over Texas will only fly American flags – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Six Flags Over Texas will only fly American flagsUSA TODAYTexas' most iconic amusement park, Six Flags Over Texas, scuttled its 56-year tradition Friday of flying the emblems of all the nations that had reigned over the Lone Star State amid growing criticism of reminders of the Confederacy. The park, which …Six Flags Over […]

Abbott – Texas Will Appeal Federal Court Ruling On Congressional Maps, Comments On Straus Blocking Agenda … – News/Talk 790 KFYO

News/Talk 790 KFYO Abbott – Texas Will Appeal Federal Court Ruling On Congressional Maps, Comments On Straus Blocking Agenda …News/Talk 790 KFYOWednesday on The Chad Hasty Show, Texas Governor Greg Abbott joined the broadcast to discuss the latest from the 85th Texas Legislature, and detailed progress on several of his agenda issues. During the interview, […]

Texas Is Winning America’s Homebuilding Race [Infographic] – Forbes

Forbes Texas Is Winning America's Homebuilding Race [Infographic]ForbesAustin, Texas leads the way, forecast fo finish 2017 approving 107.7 percent more residential construction than its historic average. It's followed by Charleston, South Carolina (82.8 percent) and Nashville, Tennessee (65.8 percent). By contrast …and more »

The Texas Legislature’s special session grinds to a halt – The Economist

The Economist The Texas Legislature's special session grinds to a haltThe EconomistThe 85th Legislature adjourned, in May, without having passed legislation required to reauthorise several state agencies, including the Texas Medical Board, which licenses doctors. This was a crisis manufactured by the lieutenant-governor, Dan Patrick …Here's what happened to Abbott's agenda during the special sessionFort […]

Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee sprints towards reform, calls for change in Texas House leadership away from liberal Joe Straus

Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee sprints towards reform, calls for change in Texas House leadership away from liberal Joe Straus

Image: County Republican Chairman Walter Wilkerson stands during the Tuesday, August 15, 2017, Montgomery County Republican Executive Committee meeting in Conroe. Conroe, August 17 – The Montgomery County Republican Party Executive Committee voted in breathtaking fashion – a 33 to 11 vote among the Republican Precinct Chairs – for a resolution calling for the replacement […]

Governor signs pro-life legislation, House Bill 214, into law

Austin, August 15 – Governor Greg Abbott signed legislation requiring those who seek elective abortion health insurance coverage to purchase a separate, supplemental insurance policy, into law. Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) and Representative John Smithee had authored the legislation in the respective houses of the Texas Legislature. “Today is a proud day for Texas,” said […]

Senator Creighton asks Governor Abbott to call second special session for Texas Legislature

Austin, August 16 – Texas State Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) called on Governor Greg Abbott to call a second special legislative session on statewide property tax reform. Creighton said, “The Texas Senate passed out Senate Bill 1, the Property Tax Reform & Relief Act, during the first week of the special session. The House of […]

Texas A&M cancels ‘White Lives Matter’ rally planned for Sept. 11 – Washington Post

Washington Post Texas A&M cancels 'White Lives Matter' rally planned for Sept. 11Washington PostTexas A&M University has canceled a “White Lives Matter” event scheduled to be held on its campus Sept. 11, citing safety concerns. The university said in a statement Monday that it canceled the event scheduled by Preston Wiginton after “consultation …Texas A&M […]

Texas lawmakers did a good job protecting kids – TribTalk

TribTalk Texas lawmakers did a good job protecting kidsTribTalkIt was no small task: the Texas child welfare system is incredibly complex, meshing public and private resources into a safety net that events of the past few years have shown to be riddled with dangerous holes. The 85th Texas Legislature leveraged a …

Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortion – News & Observer

News & Observer Texas Senate OKs restricting insurance coverage for abortionNews & ObserverThe Republican-controlled Texas Senate backed a plan Saturday night to restrict insurance coverage for abortions, over the objections of opponents who expressed concern it could force some women to make heart-wrenching choices because no exceptions …Texas House gives early approval to property tax billEl […]

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