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  1. COMMENTARY: Lame-duck U.S. House should forget border wallRead the original story

    Friday Nov 16 | Valley Morning Star

    It may seem strange to point out that funding for President Donald Trump's border wall will never pass the U.S. House of Representatives when it is controlled by Democrats in the new Congress.

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  2. Likely New House Science Chair Seeks to Move Away from "Suspicion" of ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Scientific American

    Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson has never had a conversation with former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt - but she'd like to question him soon about his handling of science at the agency. It's been a week since Democrats won enough seats in midterm elections to take control of the House, and Johnson is starting to discuss preliminary ideas for the Science, Space and Technology Committee if she becomes chairwoman, which is expected.

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  3. Babin, Weber must adjust to new HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    For the first time in their careers, Brian Babin and Randy Weber will be serving in a U.S. House of Representatives with a Democratic speaker.

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  4. Southeast Texas Votes: 2018 Mid-Term ResultsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 7 | KBMT

    Get up-to-the-minute midterm election results for statewide races in Texas and local races in Beaumont and Port Arthur as well as Jefferson County, Orange County, Hardin County, Jasper County, Newton County and Tyler County.

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  5. Incumbents Weber, Babin returning to U.S. HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Republican congressmen Randy Weber and Brian Babin held onto their U.S. House seats Tuesday night.

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  6. This midterm election is like no other in a generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 file photo, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Georgia Stacey Abrams, left, speaks as her Republican opponent Secretary of State Brian Kemp looks on during a debate in Atlanta. This year's midterms seem to be unlike any other that has happened before it, with key issues dividing voters.

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  7. Gerrymandering, lack of debates preclude some endorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Republican Randy Weber is probably going to win re-election in the 14th Congressional District by a wide margin over Democrat Adrienne Bell, and it has little to do with his political abilities.

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  8. U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $10 Million to Improve Port...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | Orange Leader

    Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department's Economic Development Administration is awarding $10 million in grants to the state of Texas to enhance critical port infrastructure to support business development and disaster resiliency following Hurricane Harvey. According to grantee estimates, the projects are expected to create and retain over 15 thousand jobs and spur $9.8 million in private investment.

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  9. Obama endorses 9 more Texas candidates in midterm racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Gilmer Mirror

    " Obama endorses 9 more Texas candidates in midterm races " was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans - and engages with them - about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. Former President Barack Obama has backed nine more Democratic candidates in Texas as part of his second round of midterm endorsements.

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  10. Survivors and politicians discuss lasting effects on gun violence in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | Daily Texan

    Universal background checks, better mental health care and gun control legislation are among the various ways politicians and mass shooting survivors have proposed to reduce gun violence in America. "People think we're trying to take people's guns away," Parkland shooting survivor Chris Grady said about the March for Our Lives movement.

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  11. R&B great Barbara Lynn honored in WashingtonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    R&B musician Barbara Lynn from Beaumont, Texas, is presented with a medal in honor of her 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowship by National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter, Director of Folk and Traditional Arts Clifford Murphy , and Congressman Randy Weber at the 2018 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Awards Ceremony on ... (more)

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  12. Bill giving Gulf states more offshore revenue advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana , Texas, Alabama and Mississippi would all get a significantly larger share of Federal offshore energy revenue from the Gulf of Mexico under a bill proposed by U.S. Rep. Garret Graves , R-Baton Rouge, that was approved by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources on Thursday . The legislation amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to increase to 50 percent the share of revenue paid by oil, gas and other energy companies that would go to Louisiana and other states from certain lease areas.

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  13. How a new energy facility in Port Arthur could export security to PolandRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Dallas Morning News

    A year after weathering one of the costliest storms in American history, many residents of Port Arthur, Texas, are still picking up the pieces from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey. The storm damaged nearly eight in 10 homes and businesses.

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  14. SEMPRA ENERGYSempra Energy Receives FERC Notice of Schedule for Port...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Electric Energy Online

    Sempra Energy has received a Notice of Schedule from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that sets Jan. 31, 2019, as the planned completion date of the final environmental impact statement for siting, construction and operation of the proposed Port Arthur LNG natural gas liquefaction-export project in Jefferson County, Texas. "This is an important step forward in the federal regulatory review to construct our Port Arthur liquefaction-export project on Texas' Gulf Coast," said Joseph A. Householder, president and chief operating officer of Sempra Energy.

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  15. Sempra Energy Receives FERC Notice Of Schedule For Port Arthur, Texas, LNG Export ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Sempra Energy , has received a Notice of Schedule from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that sets Jan. 31, 2019, as the planned completion date of the final environmental impact statement for siting, construction and operation of the proposed Port Arthur LNG natural gas liquefaction-export project in Jefferson County, Texas. "This is an important step forward in the federal regulatory review to construct our Port Arthur liquefaction-export project on Texas' Gulf Coast," said Joseph A. Householder, president and chief operating officer of Sempra Energy.

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  16. Trump, GOP leaders strain for migrant-kids solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday told House Republicans he is "1,000 per cent" behind their rival immigration bills, providing little clear direction for party leaders searching for a way to defuse the escalating controversy over family separations at the southern border. And it's uncertain if Trump's support will be enough to push any legislation through the divided GOP majority.

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  17. Galveston County officials slam General Land Office forRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Houston Chronicle

    Galveston County officials sent a letter to the Texas General Land Office this week, slamming the agency's "top-down" approach to distributing federal aid for Hurricane Harvey recovery, and demanding maximum flexibility in how to spend the money. The letter, signed by Galveston County Judge Mark Henry, League City Mayor Pat Hallisey, and Friendswood Mayor Mike Foreman, takes aim at disaster aid requirements set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designed to benefit affected low- to moderate-income communities.

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  18. Texas Tribune, NBC News and MSNBC Partner for 2018 Texas Tribune FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Texas Tribune, NBC News and MSNBC announce today a media partnership that will bring national political correspondents and analysts from NBC News and MSNBC to a signature stage on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival.

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  19. Taxpayers to pay for barriers that protect refineriesPORT ARTHUR,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Journal Gazette

    As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: An ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers, floating gates and steel levees on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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  20. Congressman Randy Weber tours Huntsman plant in Port NechesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2018 | KBMT

    Weber toured the plant the afternoon of Tuesday, August 21 and met with Huntsman executives to discuss plant operations and the company's environmental initiatives, according to a news release. "You heard me talk about Southeast Texas-the chemical industry, the manufacturing industry, the refining industry, the ports, the Sabine-Neches waterway-we are the hub of economic energy, activity here in Texas."

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