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Rep. Chip Roy’s Bill Designating Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Gets Support from Texas Members

Rep. Chip Roy’s Bill Designating Cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations Gets Support from Texas Members

Sarah McConnell 19 hours ago
After calling on lawmakers to designate Mexican cartels as Foreign Terrorist Organizations, Congressman Chip Roy is picking up support from his fellow Texans.
Julián Castro Fails to Meet the Requirements for Next Presidential Debate

Julián Castro Fails to Meet the Requirements for Next Presidential Debate

Daniel Friend November 13, 2019
Barring a last-minute miracle, former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro is not expected to participate in the Democratic presidential debate next week.
Sen. Ted Cruz Calls for Removal of Policy Protecting “Big Tech” in Trade Deals

Sen. Ted Cruz Calls for Removal of Policy Protecting “Big Tech” in Trade Deals

Brad Johnson November 13, 2019
As tech companies are increasingly accused of censoring speech they don't like, Sen. Ted Cruz comes out against enshrining protections for them in trade deals.
Kaufman, Palo Pinto, and Stephens Counties Become “Second Amendment Sanctuaries”

Kaufman, Palo Pinto, and Stephens Counties Become “Second Amendment Sanctuaries”

Daniel Friend November 13, 2019
With Kaufman, Palo Pinto, and Stephens counties passing resolutions to become "Second Amendment sanctuaries," the total number of such counties in Texas grows to eleven.
New Facility for Unaccompanied Children at the Border to Be Built in El Paso

New Facility for Unaccompanied Children at the Border to Be Built in El Paso

Sarah McConnell November 13, 2019
A new housing center for unaccompanied migrant children operated by the Department of Health and Human Services will be built in El Paso.
Harris County Officials Call for Universal Background Checks in Texas, Cite Lt. Governor Patrick

Harris County Officials Call for Universal Background Checks in Texas, Cite Lt. Governor Patrick

Holly Hansen November 13, 2019
The Harris County Commissioners Court, despite constituent opposition, passed a resolution Tuesday calling for universal background checks.
Supreme Court Denial in Remington Case Could Open Door for Additional Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers

Supreme Court Denial in Remington Case Could Open Door for Additional Lawsuits Against Gun Manufacturers

Daniel Friend November 12, 2019
With the Supreme Court denying cert for the Remington case, there could be far-reaching implications for other gun manufacturers — many of which are based in Texas.
The Status of Texas Healthcare: Many Uninsured Texans Choose Not to Purchase Insurance

The Status of Texas Healthcare: Many Uninsured Texans Choose Not to Purchase Insurance

Brad Johnson November 12, 2019
The first in a three-part series examining the current state of healthcare in Texas.
Virgin’s High Speed Hyperloop Technology Could Be Coming to North Texas

Virgin’s High Speed Hyperloop Technology Could Be Coming to North Texas

Kim Roberts November 12, 2019
The North Central Texas Council of Governments plans to submit a proposal in December to bring a hyperloop testing facility to the state.