Distract, Mislead, Divide and Rule
Most everyone should realize this by now: Our elected representatives are not going to solve America's real problems.
Wed May 15, 2013
SISD first in the nation to implement COPsync 911
Shown is Ron Wessner, the CEO of COPsync, Inc., presenting the COPsync 911 school security program at Tuesday's press conference.
Tue May 14, 2013
National Mortgage News
House Committee Working on FHA Reform Bill
Investors Continue to Drive Home Price Increase Pro Teck CEO Tom O'Grady discusses the April 2013 Home Value Forecast, featuring the Los Angeles, Atlanta and Warren, Mich.
Housing and Tax Reform Top Issues Affecting Realtors(R), Real Estate Industry
During the session, Congressman Randy Neugebauer revealed that members of Congress could roll out new housing reform legislation within the next month and that fixing the housing market and economy is extremely important to all Americans, who will need to tighten their belts going forward.
Mon May 13, 2013
Texas missed more than $3 billion in Federal Food Aid
According to the Texas Food Bank Network, two-thirds of Texans who may be eligible for SNAP, also known as food stamps, benefits received them in 2011.
Sun May 12, 2013
Hearings ahead on housing finance issues
May 13, 2013 - NAFCU lobbyists will be closely following this week's hearings on housing finance issues for their potential impact on the future of housing finance and credit unions' continued access to mortgage liquidity.
Fri May 10, 2013
Texas lawmakers offer views on online sales tax proposal
Online shoppers in Texas will feel it in their wallets if Congress approves a new law for collecting sales taxes.
Local bankers travel to Washington, D.C
Two Graham bankers traveled to Washington, D.C., with the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
Thu May 09, 2013
Food stamps, not crop subsidies, highest hurdle for US farm bill
Lawmakers are preparing for a second run at writing the new U.S. farm law that ended in a stalemate in 2012, and the biggest obstacle is not likely to be soil conservation or crop subsidies, but the billions spent mostly in cities and towns.
Wed May 08, 2013
Texas congressmen deride officials as hearing continues on Americans' deaths in Libya
Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, said Wednesday he hopes U.S. officials will stop relying on "the best bad plan" as a result of probes into what happened in last year's Sept.
Sat May 04, 2013
Times Record News
Fewer troops prompts BRAC talk
Members of Congress, including the Texas delegation, don't because taxpayers still are picking up the tab for the 2005 round of base realignment and closure.
REALTORSA Head to Washington to Advance Policy Agenda
REALTORSA will gather together in Washington, D.C., May 13-18, at the REALTORSA Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to address critical housing issues with their members of Congress.
Thu May 02, 2013
New Legislation Aims To Fund Research To Reduce Windstorm Damage
U.S. Congressman Randy Neugebauer is introducing new legislation to reduce windstorm damage.
US Rep. Randy Neugebauer recalls '70 tornado as he discusses new bill
U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer recalled the 1970 tornado that killed 26 people in Lubbock as one of his motivations in introducing a bill he hopes will help prevent future death and destruction.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
GSE hearing highlights uncertainties in reform
April 25, 2013 - Lawmakers in Wednesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing on housing finance aired ongoing concerns about how to deal with the wind-down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and what the government's future role in housing finance should be.