Florida Governor Ron DeSantis answers Texas Governor Greg Abbott's plea for assistance at the southern border
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that he will be sending state law enforcement officers to Texas to help secure the southern border. This comes after Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to his fellow governors asking for their help in dealing with the ongoing crisis at the border.Read full story
Idaho to send State Police to support Texas border response
Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Twitter today that Idaho will send state police to support Texas in its response to the border crisis. Abbott thanked Idaho Governor Brad Little for deploying these resources, saying that it will help to "fill dangerous gaps created by Biden's open border policies."Read full story
Enhancing homeschooling with chatgpt: unlocking the benefits of AI for personalized learning
As technology continues to evolve, so do the ways in which we can educate our children. One of the newest tools in the education field is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the form of chatbots, such as ChatGPT. While some educators may be apprehensive about using AI in the classroom, there are many useful ways that ChatGPT can enhance homeschooling and help students learn more effectively.Read full story
Abbott says, "Every county in Texas is a border county" when Title 42 ends
As the Biden administration moves to end the Title 42 pandemic policy next month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott shared his position on what he calls, "Biden's reckless open border policies" on Twitter, stating in part that the, "ending of Title 42 next month will skyrocket already rising levels of illegal border crossings."Read full story
Abbott announces a statewide plan to ban TikTok in Texas
Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced a statewide plan to ban TikTok, the popular social media platform facing mounting criticism for its ties to China. According to Abbott's office, this is part of an ongoing effort "to protect Texans from the Chinese Communist Party's covert efforts to steal user data and other personal information."Read full story
Governor Abbott tells Texans, to "Stay safe and warm" as reports of power outages flood social media.
As winter weather continues to wreak havoc across Texas, residents are being urged to stay safe and warm. Governor Greg Abbott took to Twitter today to remind residents to heed the guidance of local officials and stay aware of the severe weather conditions.Read full story
Why the Sacred Heart Church in El Paso, Texas is a sanctuary for migrants
In El Paso, Texas, the Sacred Heart Church has become a sanctuary for migrants who are seeking asylum and refuge from violence and persecution in their home countries. With a record-breaking influx of migrants coming to the United States’ southern border with Mexico, many have found safety and security within the walls of this church. But why? What makes this church so special?Read full story
President Biden will visit El Paso to discuss solution to migrant crisis at southern border with Mexico's assistance
President Joe Biden will be making a trip to El Paso, Texas on Sunday, January 8, 2023. On Thursday, he announced that Mexico had agreed to accept the return of migrants from Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Cuba who had entered the U.S. illegally. This is a significant move in the administration's plan to significantly increase deportations at the southern border.Read full story
Governor Greg Abbott is proud of bussing 16k migrants from Texas to sanctuary cities across the nation.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott shared on Twitter Tuesday morning – “As of today, Texas has bused more than 16,500 migrants to sanctuary cities.” He listed out the numbers by city:Read full story
Title 42 stays in place for now, as the migrant crisis in El Paso grows.
El Paso, Texas is facing a humanitarian crisis due to an influx of migrants, leading to overcrowding and straining of resources. The Texas National Guard and Red Cross have been providing aid, and the Title 42 policy (that allows officials to swiftly expel migrants at the US border will stay in effect.)Read full story
Texas Governor's investigation into NGOs providing migrant aid criticized as “shameful and intimidating”
Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, who represents Texas’ 16th Congressional District in El Paso, has criticized Governor Greg Abbott's decision to investigate non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide humanitarian aid to migrants. In a statement posted to Twitter Thursday, Escobar called the move "shameful" and suggested that it is intended to "intimidate and instill fear" in non-profits and faith-based organizations.Read full story
Governor Abbott activates emergency response ahead of severe storms in Texas
“I’ve activated emergency response resources ahead of severe storms expected across Texas starting today & continuing into tomorrow.” Governor Abbott shared on Twitter Monday afternoon, letting Texans know that they should prepare for the winter front arriving overnight, affecting most of the state.Read full story
Governor Abbott's militarized approach to border security
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday shared his support on Twitter for an increased military presence at the Texas – Mexico border, stating, “The Texas National Guard have deployed tactical vehicles along the Texas-Mexico border. These vehicles provide enhanced protection for our troops in the face of increasing cartel activity.”Read full story
FTX was under investigation by Texas regulators before chapter 11 filing
The crypto and the DeFi industry has been growing and getting more attention over the past few years but not always for the best reasons. The Crypto industry is on fire, a dumpster fire.Read full story
Beto O'Rourke crisscrosses Texas on election day before concluding his campaign for Governor in his hometown of El Paso
O'Rourke begins his day in San Antonio. At 7:30 on a Tuesday morning, Beto O'Rourke arrived at Las Palmas Library in San Antonio to begin his day. Today is Election Day, and O'Rourke is planning to celebrate a victory in the Texas governor's race in his hometown of El Paso tonight.Read full story
Beto O'Rourke is banking on fundraising momentum heading into the final stretch of the race for Texas Governor.
According to campaign finance reports that came out Tuesday, O'Rourke has out raised Greg Abbott in each of the past three reporting periods, a trend that began in July when O'Rourke took in $10.4 million to Abbott's $8 million. With one public survey released last week showing him down by just four percentage points, Beto O'Rourke is hoping his fundraising advantage will help him close the gap in the polls.Read full story
Beto O'Rourke gains another celebrity endorsement at ACL when he brings Kacey Musgraves a beer.
Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke is no stranger to celebrity endorsements. He may have picked up a silent one at this year's Austin City Limits music festival. While onstage Sunday night in Austin, Kacey Musgraves took a break between songs and said: "Honestly, I could use a drink. Is there any beer or anything out there?"Read full story
Latest polls show Abbott leading O'Rourke, who says, "the only poll that matters is the one on Election Day."
The latest polls in Texas gubernatorial race show incumbent Texas Governor Greg Abbott ahead of his challenger, Beto O’Rourke. The Beto O'Rourke vs. Greg Abbott gubernatorial race in Texas has been one of the most closely watched races in recent memory. With O'Rourke, a Democratic former Congressman, mounting a strong challenge to incumbent Republican Governor Greg Abbott, the polls have been showing a tight race. The latest polls show that O'Rourke has closed the gap slightly, but Abbott still holds a slim lead. This race is sure to come down to the wire, and whoever wins will have a big impact on the future of Texas politics.Read full story
With Texas elections around the corner – Governor Abbott says, "Beto O'Rourke is TOO dangerous for Texas."
Governor Greg Abbott has come out swinging against Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic challenger in the Texas gubernatorial election. In a recent statement, Abbott said that O'Rourke is too dangerous for Texas and that he must be defeated. This comes as no surprise, given that O'Rourke is considered to be a rising star in the Democratic Party. He has been drawing large crowds during his campaign tour across the state.Read full story
Fall colors and cooler temperatures are a great reason to visit the largest national park in Texas.
Big Bend is the largest of the national parks in Texas, spread out over 801,100 acres. The park is named after the Big Bend of the Rio Grande, and it offers visitors a chance to see a diverse range of landscapes, from deserts to mountains.Read full story