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Texas, Missouri Sue Biden Administration for Suspending Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

By Li Hai The attorneys general from Texas and Missouri filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration on Tuesday, seeking to reinstate former President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy to curb the surge of illegal immigrants at the border. “President Joe Biden could immediately remedy the influx of crime pouring across our border by reinstating the Migrant Protection […]

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Election Fraud Prosecution at an ‘All-Time High’: Texas Attorney General’s Office

By Jack Phillips An official in Texas’ Attorney General’s office testified during a state House hearing that the number of election fraud cases in Texas is at an “all-time high.” The amount is “higher than our historical average by a long shot,” said Jonathan White, the head of the election fraud agency within the Texas Attorney General’s Special […]

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Texas No Longer Observing CDC Eviction Moratorium

By Matthew Vadum The Texas Supreme Court has directed courts in the state to stop honoring the federal moratorium on residential evictions that a federal judge in the state already struck down in late February as unconstitutional. The Texas Supreme Court’s 34th emergency order that applied the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) moratorium on evictions […]

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Texas Senate Passes Bill That Would Block Social Media Companies From Banning Users for Their Political Views

By Samuel Allegri The Texas Senate passed a bill that forbids social media companies that have at least 100 million users per month to block, ban, demonetize, or discriminate against any of their users due to their political views. Senate Bill 12, which is sponsored by Republican state Sen. Bryan Hughes, passed on Thursday and would apply […]

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Texas Governor Ends Statewide Mask Mandate, Allows All Businesses to Fully Reopen

By Zachary Stieber The governor of Texas on Tuesday ended his statewide mask mandate while allowing all businesses in the state to fully reopen. “With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody therapeutic drugs, Texas now has the tools to protect Texans from the virus. We must now do more to restore livelihoods and normalcy for Texans by opening […]

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Texas Blocks Utilities from Billing Customers or Disconnecting for Non-Payment After Sticker Shock Outrage

By Tom Ozimek Outcry over skyrocketing energy bills following the severe cold snap that threw millions of Texans into the dark and with no safe drinking water, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Sunday the state’s utility regulators will temporarily ban power companies from billing customers or disconnecting them for non-payment. “Texans who have suffered through days of […]

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Texas Official Announces Legislation to ‘Protect’ National Anthem in Wake of NBA Controversy

By Zachary Stieber A top Texas official on Wednesday said he would push for state legislators to pass a bill that would require events receiving public funding to play the national anthem. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a Republican who also serves as president of the state Senate, announced the effort after one of the state’s professional basketball […]

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Texas Working on Bill to Prevent Big Tech Censorship, Following Florida’s Footsteps

By Janita Kan Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said on Sunday that he was working on a bill with legislators in his state to prevent big tech companies taking action to moderate user content based on their political viewpoint. “We are working with Sen. [Bryan] Hughes on legislation to prevent social media providers like Facebook & Twitter from cancelling conservative speech,” […]

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Texas AG: Court Ruling on Biden’s 100-Day Deportation Freeze Shows ‘No One’s Above the Law’

By Zachary Stieber Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday celebrated the stay on President Joe Biden’s freeze of most deportations while encouraging other attorneys general to review Biden’s orders. Paxton, a Republican, sued Biden over the deportation freeze. A federal judge on Tuesday issued a temporary restraining order, preventing the administration from implementing the mandate. “It sends a signal […]

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Texas Attorney General Threatens to Sue Biden Administration Over ‘Illegal Deportation Freeze’

By Jack Phillips Texas Attorney General Ken Paxon said he will sue the Biden administration over its “illegal deportation freeze.” “Border states like Texas pay a particularly high price when the federal government fails to faithfully execute our country’s immigration laws,” Paxton wrote in a letter. Paxton remarked: “I won’t tolerate unlawful acts from Joe Biden’s administration. Today, […]

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Texas Governor Decries Vetting of National Guard

By Zachaery Stieber Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday criticized the vetting of National Guard troops who are guarding Washington, calling it offensive. “This is the most offensive thing I’ve ever heard,” Abbott, a Republican, said in a social media statement. “No one should ever question the loyalty or professionalism of the Texas National Guard.” Texas sent more […]

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