Articles Tagged “Supreme Court”

  • Senator Ted Cruz Speaks Out on Senate Bill 1696

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met this week on Senate Bill 1696 known as the Women’s Health Protection Act. According to the National Right to Life Committee, the new legislation would invalidate nearly all existing state…

  • Jose Villegas Executed Wednesday

    Thirty-nine-year-old Jose Villegas was executed by lethal injection Wednesday in Huntsville. Villegas was convicted of fatally stabbing his girlfriend, 23-year-old Erida Salazar, her 3-year-old son Jacob and Erida Salazar’s 51-year-old mother, Alma, in Corpus Christi…

  • Suzanne Basso Executed

    Fifty-nine-year-old Suzanne Margaret Basso was executed at the Walls Unit at 6:26 last night. She was executed for the murder of a 59-year-old developmentally disabled man, Louis Buddy Musso, in 1998. Her motive was Musso’s…

  • Election Identification Certificates Available Beginning Today

    Pursuant to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Tuesday, new voting requirements passed by the Texas Legislature in 2011 will take effect immediately. Photo identification will now be required when voting in elections in Texas.…

  • District Judge Rules on Schools Issue

    District Judge John Dietz ruled Monday that the way schools are funded in Texas does not meet the requirements of the Texas Constitution for an efficient and fair system that offers a “general diffusion of…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Here at Town Hall Meeting Monday

    Congressman Brady spoke to a good turnout of citizens at the Veterans Conference Center Monday night. He was especially disappointed by the recent Supreme Court decision on Obamacare . . . . Brady also talked…

  • Supreme Court Rules Individual Mandate Constitutional

    In a 5 to 4 decision this morning, the U-S Supreme Court has ruled that the individual mandate in the National Health Care Law is constitutional as a tax.  The individual mandate will become a…

  • Congressman Brady to Hold July 2nd Town Hall

    With the Supreme Court expected to issue a ruling today on the constitutionality of ObamaCare and the House of Representatives working to prevent a $494 billion tax hike on January 1st, Congressman Kevin Brady is…