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Around the country, Republican congressmen are facing angry crowds at town hall meetings – mostly from people defending the Affordable Care Ac
Ordinary American taxpayers are subsidizing excessive CEO pay through a variety of channels. These five reforms could help end these perverse incentives for executive excess.
1. Close the “performance pay” loophole
Washington -- The Republican-led House voted Thursday to repeal an Obama-era regulation that required the Social Security Administration to disclose to the national gun background check system information about people with mental illness.
Gov. Greg Abbott is carrying out a promise, effective immediately, to withhold state grant money administered by his office to Travis County because of a new jail policy related to immigration, his office told the American-Statesman on Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, has joined some 50 House Democrats — including two others from Texas — who will not be attending President-elect Trump’s inauguration on Friday as the 45th president of the United States.
Jan. 03--The independent congressional ethics panel that was the target of House Republicans this week investigated a Central Texas congressman last year for possible ethics violations.
By Michael King
“Anybody need a courthouse?” was not exactly the question posed by the U.S. General Services Administration, but the U.S. government's (technically, the National Park Service) disused 1936 courthouse just happened to match the pressing needs of the Travis County justice system. This morning, the transfer was completed.