Tag Archives: politics

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KOLKHORST SUPPORTS STRICT LIMITS ON SPENDING

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst says she is largely in agreement with some conservative political groups who want the next session of the state Legislature to strictly curb spending when they…

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KOLKHORST FIGHTING CLOSURE OF BRENHAM STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER

State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst is speaking out against new proposals that would shut down the Brenham State Supported Living Center. The proposal came from the Sunset Commission, which recommended the…

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WEST FERTILIZER EXPLOSION LEADS TO LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS

The West fertilizer plant explosion in April of last year has the attention of the Texas House Homeland Security Committee. The Committee held hearings on the possible new regulations for…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL PRAISES SUPREME COURT HOBBY LOBBY DECISION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul is praising today’s (Monday’s) U.S. Supreme Court decision that any corporation, including the Hobby Lobby, does not have to provide contraception insurance to its…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL CALLS FOR IMMIGRATION CRISIS ACTION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul continued his calls for stronger action in sealing the border with Mexico. The local congressional representative appeared on CBS’ Face the Nation Sunday to…

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TEXAS DEMOCRATS BEGIN STATE CONVENTION

For over a hundred years every statewide office in Texas, including the Governor were held by Democrats.  The Democrats also held both houses of the state legislature. All that began…

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MCCAUL SAYS TEXAS HAS A CRISIS IN IMMIGRATION

District 10 U.S. Congressman Michael McCaul said on Sunday’s edition of NBC’s Meet the Press that there is: “a  crisis” in Texas.  The local congressional representative said that the flood…

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PERRY CALLS FOR PUBLIC UNIVERSITY AUDIT

Gov. Rick Perry wants an audit for every public university in Texas. The governor sent a letter to all the state supported institutions after an audit revealed the University of…

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CONGRESSMAN McCaul PRAISES TERROR SUSPECT BUSTS

Congressman Michael McCaul is applauding this week’s arrest of two central Texas terror suspects. Prosecutors say Michael Todd Wolfe was arrested Tuesday at the Bush International Airport in Houston and…

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CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL SAYS PRESIDENT IS HANDWRINGING ON IRAQ CRISIS

District 10 Congressional Representative Michael McCaul says the current crisis in Iraq ‘demands immediate action.’  The local representative says however, that President Obama ‘can’t make a decision.’ Congressman McCaul is…

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