Abbott Close to Pro-School Choice Victory As Republican Civil War Heats Up in Texas Runoff

   Texas Governor Abbott has had enough of his school-choice bills being swatted town. Now, he’s…

Border Crime Pushing Small Texas Communities Past Their Breaking Point. | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

    Photo: Getty Images As the border crisis continues to ravage the country, small town communities…

Texas trade community needs fight self-detrimental border practices

         

Ted Cruz files bill to protect IVF

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Texas House District 97 Democratic runoff election to be decided May 28

Two candidates in southwest Fort Worth face off in a May 28 runoff election to determine…

Marco Rubio Argues for Mass Deportation, Says US Must Take ‘Dramatic’ Steps to Combat Illegal Immigration

   Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) might have rankled a few feathers when he called for mass…

State of Texas: Plea for education funding special session rejected by Gov. Abbott

by: Ryan Chandler, Will DuPree, Daniel Marin, Josh Hinkle, Arezow Doost, John Thomas Posted: May 18,…

Texas voters hold strong opinions on how to reduce gun violence

TEXAS — The National Rifle Association convention is set to take place in Dallas this weekend,…

Texas voters hold strong opinions on how to reduce gun violence

TEXAS — The National Rifle Association convention is set to take place in Dallas this weekend,…

Migrants wanted to claim asylum. Instead, the state arrested them

Attorneys say the property is an example of troopers appearing to funnel asylum-seeking… 

Texas lawmakers urge President Biden to extend work permits

Fifty-eight elected officials from Texas support extending work permits. AUSTIN, Texas — Elected Latino lawmakers from…

GOP lawmaker surprisingly stalls Texas-style law from reaching border state voters

    The vote on a controversial Arizona border security bill was delayed after a GOP lawmaker…

Texas Scores a Free Speech Win | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

Photo: Getty Images The free speech battle is raging on, and Attorney General Ken Paxton has…

Montana National Guard soldiers deployed to Texas’ southern border return home

         

The Critical Role of Due Process and Presumption of Innocence in Political Accountability

   He underscores that the indicted congressman remains a ‘valued member of the House Democratic caucus’ and…

Criminal charges in Texas border county skyrocket by 5,000% since Biden took office

   KINNEY COUNTY, Texas – A sitting U.S. President typically doesn’t deserve all the credit or all…

‘Navigability’ of the Rio Grande? 5th Circuit Court takes up Texas border buoys case

   The full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is deciding whether the buoys can remain in…

A ‘mean-spirited’ Texas map goes before a conservative appeals court that could make it a new standard

The Galveston Republicans opted to shut the public – and the commissioner representing Precinct 3, the…

Appeals Court To Decide If Texas County’s Racist Redistricted Vo

NewsOne Featured Video CLOSE The Texas congressional redistricting map is seen on August 9, 2003, in…

AG Paxton Files for Stay and Injunction to Stop Biden Admin Assault on Women’s Rights & Title IX

   The amended complaint highlights the history of Title IX, demonstrating that the law’s “prohibition on sex-based…

Speaker: Secure The Border Act different than SB1070

    PHOENIX — Arizona House Speaker Ben Toma believes a proposed border enforcement measure that could…

Governor Hosts Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Billström

   In 2023, total Texas trade with Sweden equaled $2.9 billion.     

Gov. Abbott Calls Out Texas House Democrats For Voting Against Education Package

   ” Know this, my commitment to improving public schools is just as resolute as yours.” Gov.…

Texas AG Paxton Launches Compensation Aid for Landowners Affected by Border Crime

   Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton initiates the Landowner Compensation Program, providing aid for property damage due…

‘Red Dawn’ Republicans and dads with daughters: Here are the groups the Lincoln Project is targeting in its campaign to defeat Donald Trump

  The Lincoln Project provides a sneak peek at their election strategy over the next six…

Nancy Pelosi Has ‘Basket of Deplorables’ Moment in Oxford Debate, Americans Clouded by ‘Guns, Gays, God’

   There is a linguistic term known as the “drift of the signified,” in which a…

Texas’ lawsuit claiming US helped censor conservative news can proceed

A federal judge has rejected the Biden administration’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit by Republican-led Texas…

Dade Phelan directs House leaders to revisit vouchers, property taxes…

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WaPo Gushes for Brittany Griner As She Plays Victim And Plays Her “Donald Trump” Card

   The Washington Post is a champion of the oppressed and marginalized – which is why…

Reflecting on Rick Perry’s years leading Texas

Rick Perry is the longest-serving governor in Texas history. After ascending to the governor’s job after…

Texas, federal government will begin tallying damage from spring storms, Gov. Greg Abbott says

   Texas and the federal government will begin assessing the damage caused by a series of…

Conservative Texas Democrat Henry Cuellar Indicted for Bribery and Conspiracy

In other news from Texas, Democratic Congressmember Henry Cuellar and his wife were indicted on federal…

US House member from Texas in ‘fight for his political life’ against gun-toting YouTuber

WASHINGTON — It’s the marquee race in the upcoming Texas runoff elections. In one corner, there’s…

Texas judge allows alleged QAnon libel lawsuit against Anti-Defamation League to move forward

A conservative activist will be able to pursue a libel lawsuit against the Anti-Defamation League after…

What does Cinco de Mayo celebrate? No, it’s not Mexico’s Independence Day

  In the U.S., Cinco de Mayo is largely seen as a celebration of Mexican American…

Operation Lone Star, Texas’ Border Crackdown Shifts Migration Patterns, Spurs Arrests and Drug Seizures

   Texas’ border security initiative, Operation Lone Star, has led to increased illegal crossings into neighboring states. …

Texas’ Stiff Resistance Shifts Illegal Crossings to Other Border States, Smuggling Continues

   Operation Lone Star continues to fill the dangerous gaps created by the Biden Administration’s refusal to…

Brownsville Navigation District Commissioner Ralph Cowen Completes Final Term

   “We are grateful for Commissioner Cowen’s leadership and dedication to the Port of Brownsville,” said Brownsville…

New Legislation Aims to Secure Water Treaty Compliance with Mexico

   The bill, spearheaded by Sen. Ted Cruz, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and…

Texas AG Paxton Vows to Act after Austin Council Defies State Ban on Trans Procedures for Kids

‘Texas municipalities do not have the authority to pick and choose which state laws they will…

Governor Abbott’s Stand Against President Biden’s Changes and Its Impact on Women’s Rights

   Governor Abbott’s major contention is with the Biden administration’s mandate that schools must treat transgender females…

Texas runoff between Rep. Tony Gonzales and pro-gun YouTuber is key GOP test

SAN ANTONIO — As House Republicans struggle to advance their agenda with anarrow majority, a primary…

In Texas, here’s when police can remove protesters, encampments from public universities

The Statesman spoke with five First Amendment experts to learn what legal dynamics are at play…

Texas activists call for immigration reform, decry SB4, Operation Lone Star

    Groups say undocumented laborers are essential to economy and need protection from wage theft by:…

VIDEO: Migrants plead as Texas Guard member fires projectiles near Rio Grande

    News reports say two men spotted cutting razor wire prior to popping noises being heard…

Ted Cruz has double-digit lead over Colin Allred in latest Texas Senate poll

    Rep. Colin Allred, D-Dallas, announced he will challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz next year. by:…

As Texas’ border security efforts succeed, California is ‘new epicenter’ of crisis

    (The Center Square) – With the success of Texas’ border security mission Operation Lone Star…

Texas is no longer the hotspot for illegal migrant crossings

    The number of encounters between law enforcement and suspected illegal migrants across five regions of…

Gov. Greg Abbott and UT-Austin shift from championing free speech to policing protesters’ intentions

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Hundreds of Texas A&M students protest Israel-Palestine conflict

Hundreds of students and supporters gathered on Texas A&M’s campus Monday, protesting the Israel-Palestine conflict.

‘This is Chernobyl’: Texas ranchers say ‘forever chemicals’ in waste-based fertilizers ruined their land

  The fertilizer maker says its products are safe, and that the government supports using it…

Texas truck inspections costing border industry $32 million a day, Juarez official says

    by: Julian Resendiz Posted: Apr 29, 2024 / 07:36 PM CDT Updated: Apr 29, 2024…

Texas sues Biden administration to block expansion of LGBTQ+ student protections

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Austin Price Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the Biden…

Hate Texas? Get over it. Why so many people are moving to the Lone Star State.

Not fully in the South and not entirely in the West, Texas is its own thing…

Tornadoes, Flooding In Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas

    Play Homes were damaged in Oklahoma. Wind gusts up to 70 mph were reported in…

Campuses across Texas had pro-Palestinian demonstrations. Why did onl…

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Criticism, praise of Texas governor after dramatic use of troopers on protesters

AUSTIN — As word got out that pro-Palestinian protesters were planning to occupy a lawn on…

Gov. Abbott discusses school voucher push, Texas GOP division

Abbott said he wants to add $6 billion to public education  

First Texas border czar Mike Banks talks immigration reform, border security

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Groups propose revamped border security, asylum plan

    McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Controlling security along the Southwest border and treating asylum-seekers humanely…

Cornyn, GOP Colleagues Urge Biden Admin. to Protect Jewish Students from Anti-Semitism on College Campuses

   The senators requested Attorney General Garland and Secretary Cardona provide an update on efforts to protect…

New Hampshire National Guard encounters new challenges at Texas border

    Bulletin writer Annmarie Timmins will be reporting from Eagle Pass, Texas, this week, in collaboration…

Shocking Twist: Judge Dismisses Cases of Illegal Immigrants for Riot at Southern Border

   A county judge has dismissed charges against illegal immigrants who were arrested and charged for…

Republican infighting, battle over Texas speakership results of national political trend

Republicans vying for a seat in the Texas House are looking to settle a political score…

Jail Time Now Possible If Drivers Don’t Move Over or Slow Down

   Changes to the law went into effect on Sept. 1, 2023     

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick rules the Texas Senate. Now he seeks influence in the House

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick wields vast power in the Texas Senate with a warm…

Navarrette: Texas is Hispanic, and that’s not going to change

Demographics are destiny, they say, but apparently destiny can sometimes be derailed or distorted—that is, if…

Governor Abbott Named To 2024 TIME100 List Of Most Influential People In The World

  “We have worked tirelessly to ensure Texas remains a beacon of freedom and opportunity for…

Texas official says migrants seek federal patrols that will let them in, avoid state guards ‘at all costs’

  Dr. Phil visited Eagle Pass in Texas, where he spoke with multiple local border officials…

Migrant arrested in Zapata, Texas, connected to Texas Rangers murder probe

  Border Patrol agents arrested a migrant in a rural South Texas border county who officials…

County judge calls on Texas to process, jail its own migrants

  Citing a lack of resources, El Paso County officials are asking Texas to use its…

Federal judge fines Texas child welfare agency $100K per day for fost…

It is the third time the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, which manages the…

Texas Gov. Abbott blasts Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over border crisis: ‘Bunch of lies’

  Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sat down with FOX4 News to discuss second attempt to impeach…

South Texas border officials request info on ‘missing water’

  Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez has asked federal and state officials to account for water…

Texas Governor Greg Abbott talks border security, bussing of immigrants to other cities

  Texas Governor Greg Abbott sat down to discuss the latest in border security as well…

Challengers sign ‘contract with Texas’ to push the legislature more conservative

The contract calls for candidates for House Speaker to solicit support from only Republicans and to…

Blinken meets with Texas lawmakers over Mexico’s water debt

  A bipartisan group of South Texas lawmakers on Thursday spoke with U.S. Secretary of State…

Texas officials report dramatic drop in illegal border crossings at Eagle Pass park

  Shelby Park had reached a boiling point with unprecedented amounts of migrants who crossed the…

Conservatives Come For Texas Rep. Who Suggested Tax Break as Reparations for Black People. Is She Right?

Congresswoman Jazmine Crockett suggested that letting Black Americans temporarily not pay taxes as a form of…

Louisiana proposes bill similar to Texas’ migrant arrest law

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Republican-controlled Senate advanced a bill Monday that would empower state…

Texas Attorney General sues to stop guaranteed income program

He described the program as a “socialist experiment.”  

Governor Abbott Champions Texas’ Electric Grid At Texas Electricity Policy Summit In Houston

Governor Greg Abbott today championed Texas’ ongoing efforts to bolster the electric grid to support the…

From Norway to Texas to Arkansas: the journey two travelers admit was worth every lengthy mile

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TX city will be first in total darkness during eclipse

  The South Texas border town of Eagle Pass is where Monday’s total eclipse of the…

Marsha Blackburn Report: Witnessing President Joe Biden’s Border Crisis In Eagle Pass, Texas – Clarksville Online – Clarksville News, Sports, Events and Information

  Washington, D.C. – After taking office, President Joe Biden issued 94 executive actions in the…

Governor Abbott Mobilizes State Emergency Response Resources Amid Severe Weather Threat

Governor Greg Abbott today directed the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) to mobilize state emergency…

Mayorkas denounces Gov. Abbott’s efforts to fortify border with razor wire, says migrants “easily cutting” barriers

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Mayor of Texas border town resigns after arrested on drug trafficking charges

  Progreso Mayor Gerardo “Jerry” Alanis resigned, nearly three weeks after Homeland Security Investigations arrested him…

Texas Deploys More Than 100 Miles Of Razor Wire To Secure Border | NewsRadio 740 KTRH | KTRH Local Houston and Texas News

  The state of Texas continues to secure the border and do the job the Biden…

Texas National Guard member charged with human smuggling

  Savion Johnson, 26, is charged with evading arrest, smuggling of persons and unlawful carry of…

Cartel feud at Mexico’s southern border placing migrants and civilians in jeopardy

  Two recent mass-casualty events illustrate the year-old feud between two Mexican drug cartels for control…

Governor Abbott Reappoints Three To Specialty Courts Advisory Council

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Jarvis Anderson, Elizabeth Rainey, and Angela Tucker to the Specialty Courts…

Ted Cruz warns Democrats have sights set on Texas in November

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) warned backers Tuesday that Democrats have their sights set on his home…

Influential conservative PAC wades into Texas Legislature primaries

Club for Growth announced it will spend $4 million on a TV ad targeting five anti-school…

Appeals court to decide if Texas immigration law violates constitution

The Texas immigration law known as SB4 is currently on hold as it goes through the…

Border crisis worsens as Mexico dries out south Texas farmers

  (The Center Square) – The border crisis continues to worsen as the Mexican government dries…

Texas charges more migrants for cutting razor wire at border

  Texas continues to criminally charge migrants allegedly caught disabling razor wire placed along the Rio…

Texas installs more razor wire fencing along border

  Fox News national correspondent Matt Finn reports on how border officials in El Paso, Texas,…

Human Smuggling Family Admits to Over $2M Money Laundering Conspiracy

  The conspiracy involved a sophisticated network of alien smugglers across the United States utilizing commercial…

With Texas’ border law in limbo, some migrants are worried. Others are undaunted

 An appeals court will hear arguments this week on Texas’ new border enforcement law. With the…

Arkansas National Guard deploying guardsmen to Texas

  Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders is deploying dozens of Arkansas National Guardsmen to Texas.  Read More …

Migrants charged in border wall riot will stay in jail

  Thirty-nine migrants charged by Texas with rioting at the border wall will not get their…

Arizona Republicans really want Texas-style border enforcement measure

  Not content with all the social and political issues they already are putting to voters…

Judge Releases Migrants Who Overwhelmed Texas National Guard in Border Stampede

  An El Paso judge on Easter Sunday ordered Texas authorities release some of the illegal…

Texas judge allows release of migrants arrested after border stampede

A judge in Texas ordered the release of migrants accused in a “border riot” where the…

Illegal migrants accused in border stampede released by El Paso judge on Easter Sunday

  A judge in El Paso has ordered the release of the illegal migrants charged with…

Texas lawmakers and agency leaders experiment, ponder policies for an AI future

Agencies like the Texas Department of Transportation are using the technology to react to…  

Gov. Kim Reynolds deploys National Guard, law enforcement to U.S. southern border in Texas

  Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds plans to deploy state National Guard and law enforcement officers to…

700 National Guard troops ‘surged’ to El Paso after migrants breached concertina wire

  The deployment announced Friday includes troops from the newly former Texas Tactical Border Force.  Read…

Arkansas National Guard border detachment slated to depart April 1

  Plans have been set for a detachment of Arkansas National Guard troops to deploy to…

Migrants stage Passion of the Christ at border wall

  EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Carrying the flags of several Latin American countries and…

Another red state moves a step closer to enacting Texas-style anti-illegal immigration bill

  Louisiana lawmakers are moving forward with a bill modeled on a new Texas law allowing…

Texas AG Paxton probes Boeing supplier, takes aim at DEI practices

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) is investigating a major supplier of aerospace company Boeing, whose flagship…

Weekly U.S.-Mexico Border Update: Mexico crackdown, no spring migration increase, Texas, Guatemala

  Mexico’s intensified enforcement delays the United States’ expected spring migration increase; Insights from CBP’s February…

Texas border officers seize $1.1M in meth from vehicle quarter panels during bust

  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized over $1.1 million of methamphetamine from the quarter…

First Responder Salute: Texas A&M University Police Assistant Chief graduates FBI National Academy

The Texas A&M University Police Department’s Asst. Chief Ed Costello graduated as a member of the…

Speaker Johnson meets Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to talk border security legislation

  House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) met Thursday to discuss…

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Declaration In March 2024

Governor Abbott Renews Wildfire Disaster Declaration In March 2024TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:…

Update: Federal appeals court says Texas immigration law can’t take effect

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Migrants using deadly Arizona border crossing amid Texas crackdown

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