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Harris County Democratic Party Statement on House Speaker Bonnen and Empower Texas Recording

It's worse than we thought. There's no longer any doubt after today's release of the recording between Republican House Speaker Bonnen and Empower Texas' Michael Quinn Sullivan that there is an ethical vacuum in the leadership of the Texas House.

A Note from Senator Borris L. Miles

"Many of you may know that I have struggled with my health all my life. That battle includes facing sickle cell anemia and kidney disease head-on. Like many who live with a life-threatening illness, I power through each day, no ...

No matter how you phrase it, price controls are bad for patients

"We're working on a favored nations clause, where we pay whatever the lowest nation's price is," remarked the president. "Why should other nations — like Canada — why should other nations pay less than us?"

The Lone Star State has spiders, bats and pumpkins

From bats and spiders to pumpkins, the Lone Star State is home to some of the most iconic symbols of Halloween. Here are some interesting facts about some of these seemingly spooky Texas residents, as provided by Texas A&M AgriLife ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for Turkey to Adhere to a No-Fly Zone in Northern Syria to Stop the Bloodshed and Killing of Women and Children

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary, Homeland Security, and Budget, issued this statement following reports of increased violence and bloodshed by Turkey following the withdrawal of American troops from Northern Syria:

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Calls for a Federal Civil Rights Investigation following the Killing of Atatiana Jefferson in her Home

Jackson Lee—“I call on the United States Department of Justice to conduct a thorough investigation of Atatiana Jefferson’s killing to determine how and to what extent Atatiana’s civil rights were violated. While the shooter has resigned from his position as ...

Tech-or-Treat: 3 Tech Steps Toward a Spookier Halloween

With the Fall air getting cooler and the leaves beginning to change, the most frightening day of the year is just a couple of weeks away. It's time to dust off your ghoulish decorations, put on your best costume and ...

Groundbreaking for African American Civil War Museum/ Grimke Re-development Project Set for October 17

After several years of planning and work, the African American Civil War Museum is pleased to announce that construction is underway on the historic Grimke building.

3 Ways You Can Benefit By Giving Your Smartphone A Rest

America is saturated in smartphones. A Pew Research Center survey reported 81% of Americans own the versatile — and some say, addictive — mobile device.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Tours the Bahamas and Surveys the Damage from Hurricane Dorian

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a senior member of the House Committees on Judiciary, Homeland Security, and Budget, issued this statement following her visit to the Bahamas to survey the damage following Hurricane Dorian:

New Oyster Bar Steps Away from the Ocean to Open at Grand Velas Los Cabos Resort

Beginning December, guests at the AAA Five Diamond Grand Velas Los Cabos will be able to enjoy fresh oysters and other local seafood from Baja California while relaxing in a chaise lounge chair or cabana right on the beach.

PFAW Applauds Ruling to Block "Public Charge" Policy

In response to a federal judge's issuance of a nationwide injunction blocking implementation of a federal policy to deny legal residency to immigrants deemed likely to use public assistance, PFAW Political Director and Director of the PFAW Latinos Vote! program ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Hosts Remember the Constitution: The Constitutional Basis for Impeachment

Jackson Lee—“As the impeachment inquiry of this lawless president unfolds and proceeds, I intend to host more dialogues like the one from yesterday evening, which was attended by hundreds of my constituents, and viewed online by many thousands more. As ...

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Appears Before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to Combat the Proliferation of Pollutants in Acres Homes and Surrounding Areas

Jackson Lee— “I was pleased that at the conclusion of the hearing, the TCEQ ruled in favor of Acres Homes residents and decided to deny the permit at this time and to submit the residents’ petition to a contested hearing, ...

$130M Bush Combat Development Complex construction begins at Texas A&M System RELLIS Campus

Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and the Bush family were on the RELLIS Campus today for the official groundbreaking and naming of the new Bush Combat Development Complex (BCDC), named in honor of ...