Mr. Speaker, the country is recovering from natural disasters that are taking place all over our land: on the West Coast and the Northwest, we have the wildfires; over the weekend, we had Hurricane Irma going through Florida, now through the Southeas...
WASHINGTON, D.C.--Today, Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R.620, the bi-partisan ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 out of the House Judiciary Committee. This legislation, sponsored by Congressman Poe,...
Congressman Poe: "The Army Corps of Engineers controls the release of water from the Addicks and Barker Dams. The decision to release water from these dams during Hurricane Harvey was made solely by the Corps. I was not notified prior to the release ...
“…the victory will cost the enemy so dear, that it will be worse to him than a defeat.”
William Barrett Travis, The Alamo
I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and the best prospects for health I ever saw, and I do believe it is a fortune to any man to come here.
Davy Crockett, 1836
Texas will again lift its head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country on the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.
Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word.
Author John Steinbeck
“This is not about land or money... but the one thing that no man should ever be able to take from another man: the freedom to make his own choices about his life, where he'll live, how he'll live, and how he'll raise his family.”