Tag: Austin

Texans Are Dying and Filling Emergency Rooms by Using Dangerous Heat Sources in Their Homes

Many Texans are turning to dangerous heat sources amid widespread power outages caused by the winter storm, leading to more than 900 carbon monoxide poisoning cases in the state. The Houston Fire Department reported over 300 calls related to carbon monoxide poisoning as of today. Across Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals, there’s been 100 such…

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Texas Attorney General Office Recovered $1.2 Billion in Civil Litigation

The Texas Office of the Attorney General in Austin announced on January 19, 2021 that they have recovered $1.2 billion in civil litigation between fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2020, an average of over $200 million for each year. “This recovery total was gathered from collections in cases involving administrative law, consumer protection, antitrust,…

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Army Counterterrorism Expert Shares His Day at Texas Capitol Jan. 6th Event

While much focus was on the January 6, 2021 events unfolding in Washington D.C., Robert Oberlender, of Natalia, Texas, journaled his trip to the Stop the Steal March at the Lone Star State’s Capitol. Oberlender, an American Patriot with extensive counterterrorism, training, development advisor, analyst and officer in the U.S. Army, was kind enough to…

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Texas Voter Guide for Tolls, Transportation, & Property Tax Issues

Texans concerned with toll roads, transportation policy, property tax and political accountability with transparency may be interested in the 2020 voter guide from Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF). Highlights of their stances and grades for candidates in this election cycle include: Local Transportation Bonds Austin “Vote ’No’ on Austin’s Proposition A Project Connect rail…

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