Mr. Speaker, as the hot Texas sun set in the west last night at about 10 p.m., the brave first responders of the San Antonio Fire Department answered the alarms as a strip mall went up in a fiery inferno. Sixty-one fire trucks with lights and sirens ...
Mr. Speaker, on this legislation, I think it is important that individuals understand probation officers. I worked at the courthouse in Houston, Texas, as a prosecutor and then as a criminal court judge for 22 years.
I had probation officers repor...
Mr. Speaker, on July 7, 2016, while a demonstration was taking place in Dallas, Texas, and police officers were protecting the demonstrators, a sniper rang out shots. After the smoke cleared, five Dallas police officers were murdered, seven others we...
“…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.”