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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Slams Beto O’Rourke for Interrupting Press Conference

Appearing Thursday on the Fox News Channel’s The Ingraham Angle, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) issued sharp criticism of Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke for interrupting a press conference during which Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and other state officials provided updates on the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

AUSTIN, TX - MAY 18: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick speaks after Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced the reopening of more Texas businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference at the Texas State Capitol in Austin on Monday, May 18, 2020. Abbott said that childcare …

East Texas Community Honors Slain Constable Deputy Neil Adams

More than a thousand police officers, first responders, elected officials, and private citizens gathered on Thursday morning to honor the life of slain San Jacinto County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office Deputy Neil Adams. An angry customer in a Houston shopping mall shot and killed Adams on February 23 following an altercation over a credit card dispute.

Law enforcement salutes the life of San Jacinto County Precinct 1 Constable's Deputy Neil Adams in Coldspring, Texas. (Bob Price/Breitbart Texas)

Texas Dedicates $250 Million to Build Border Wall

The State of Texas announced the dedication of $250 million to a disaster fund to build wall systems along its border with Mexico. The $250 million is being transferred from appropriated funds from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

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Republican Wants to Require National Anthem in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events held at Wisconsin venues that received any public funding, from Green Bay Packers games at Lambeau Field to beer league softball games at local parks, under a bill that a Republican lawmaker introduced Thursday.

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Texas Moves to Protect Residents from Extreme Spike in Energy Bills

Leaders of Texas’ executive and legislative branches met on Saturday to protect Texans from an expected spike in their energy bills. The meeting took place via a conference call attended by the governor, lieutenant governor, speaker of the house, and key legislative committee chairs.

Oncor crews work to restore power to homes in Euless, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Texas County Requests Help from State Troopers After Austin Defunds Police

A Texas county called for law enforcement reinforcements from Governor Greg Abbott after the Austin City Council cut its police department budget by one-third. The county judge from Williamson County said the $150 million budget cut to the Austin Police Department by the city council places Austin officers and their families “in great peril.” Part of Austin extends into Williamson County.

Protesters rally around Austin Police Department headquarters calling for defunding of police. (File Photo: KUT/University of Texas)