Month: January 2017


Rep. Turner: Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address: missed opportunities and misplaced priorities

Following Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address, Representative Chris Turner, Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, released the following statement:  “Governor Abbott’s State of the State address was one of missed opportunities and misplaced priorities. Texas Democrats have one priority – giving all Texans a fair shot at achieving […]


Senator Cornyn issues statement on potential Border Wall, urging fencing along urban border corridors, increased “eye in the sky” technology, and increase in Border Patrol agents

In response to the Gazette’s direct request for comment on the Trump Administration’s proposed border wall, Senator John Cornyn’s staff offered these comments, which he  has made previously: “Border security is mainly a matter of political will, and the Obama administration just didn’t have it. But I really like the choice […]


Senator Cruz issues statement in support of Pres. Trump’s executive order on Border Wall

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released the following statement on President Trump’s actions to secure the border and enforce our immigration laws: “Today, President Trump took action that will launch the process of securing our southern border and effectively enforcing our nation’s immigration laws. These are […]