As we turn the page on 2017, we are starting to see the American people stir. The people had big wins in Virginia and Alabama. We can do the same in Texas. Women are speaking out about decades of abusive behavior...
“México, Lindo y Querido.” “Sung” by Donald Trump? Also “Despacito”? Even the U.S. President “singing” (well, lip-syncing) the Mexican National Anthem? Those are some of the memes comin’ atcha on YouTube. Laugh at the irony. Then—facing reality—cry for Mexico and...
It has been 31 long years since Congress last passed tax reform to provide relief to American workers and business. Since then, the U.S. has continued to lose jobs, businesses and entire industries to overseas competition. Something must change. The...
I recently overheard a speaker refer to the “Mexican War.” He had no ill intentions, but I should have corrected him. It was, more properly, the “U.S.-Mexican War.” It is known in Mexico as the “Guerra de los Estados Unidos...
From almost the very moment that Spanish Europeans landed in what is today North America, religious leaders pressed their footprints on its soil. From the entire length of the U.S. east coast, Florida, the Mississippi River (Rio Espíritu Santo), New...
As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates all small businesses on a daily basis. When our small businesses do well, our communities do too. Therefore, as part of our annual tradition, I encourage you...
On Tuesday Texans should vote "yes" on Proposition 4, the proposed constitutional amendment that would require that the Texas Attorney General receive notice of a challenge to the constitutionality of a state statute and would give the attorney general...
Texas does things a little different than most states, especially when it comes to private-property rights. For example, we have strict consumer protections related to home equity lending which are so important to Texans that voters actually enshrined them in...
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, remarkable stories of resilience emerged. Among them is the energy sector's efforts to prepare for and recover from this historic storm. More impressive are the individual oil and natural gas employees who met Harvey's...
We have just survived Friday the 13th. Halloween approaches. TV shows subject us to horror. We have had our share. The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has threatened to abandon Americans in Puerto Rico. “That would be an impeachable offense” (Eugene...

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