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War of words escalates between Patrick, Phelan
A war of words escalated between the two leaders of the Texas legislature over the weekend.
Texas has given 6,751 electric vehicle rebate credits for $16M
The Texas Emissions Reduction Program offers a $2,500 rebate for buying or leasing an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle on top of a $7,500 federal subsidy.
Governors ask Biden for ‘honest, accurate’ information on illegal immigration
A letter sent Tuesday blamed Biden's policies for a surge in illegal crossings at the southern border.
US is top exporter of liquified natural gas in first half of 2023, led by Gulf states
The U.S. exported more natural gas in the first six months of 2023 than in any other previous six-month period.
Texas continues to lead U.S. in job gains
Texas, once again, led the U.S. in job gains in August over the year, according to newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
Texas named ‘Best Business Climate’ by another group
Business executives responding to key industry surveys have consistently ranked Texas first this year for having the best business climate in the U.S.
House moves to ban Paxton from holding office in Texas ever again, rests case
(The Center Square) – After seven days of hearing from witnesses, the House rested its case in the impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday afternoon. Paxton’s attorneys filed a motion challenging the insufficiency of evidence. The House ...
Two more witnesses contradict House allegations in impeachment Article 5
(The Center Square) – An attorney at the center of allegations made by the Texas House in impeachment Article 5 levied against suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton disputed the content of the article. Houston criminal defense attorney Dan Cogdell, representing Paxton, cross examined criminal attorney Brandon Cammack, who refuted allegations about him and Paxton. C...
Another key witness testifies AG Paxton was not bribed
(The Center Square) – Drew Wicker, former personal assistant to and close friend of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, Sen. Angela Paxton, testified that he had no evidence of and did not witness Paxton being bribed by Austin real estate developer Nate Paul, contradicting the House managers’ allegations in Article 10 of the impeachment charges. Paxton ...
Witness: Paxton bringing settlement to legislature was legal, no coverup
(The Center Square) – A key witness on Thursday refuted one of the main charges brought by the House General Investigating Committee against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that accuses him of misusing taxpayer money when he went to the legislature to ask it to approve a $3.3 mil...