Governor Greg Abbott And Other Texas Elected Takes Steps To Increase School Safety And Mental Health Funding Following Uvalde Tragedy


TEXAS (June 29, 2022)---Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dade Phelan, Senate Finance Committee Chair Joan Huffman, and House Appropriations Chair Dr. Greg Bonnen today announced the transfer of $105.5 million to support additional school safety and mental health initiatives through August 31, 2023. This additional funding will boost actions the State…

Ghislaine Maxwell Set To Be Sentenced In the Epstein Sexual Abuse Case Tuesday


NEW YORK (June 28, 2022) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the set-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, is set to be sentenced Tuesday for helping the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse underage girls. The 11 a.m. sentencing in New York is the culmination of a prosecution that detailed…

Beto O’Rourke disrupts Governor Abbott’s press conference on school shooting, and the mentioning of “mental illness” was escorted out by police


TEXAS (May 25, 2022)--- at a Press Conference about the murder of 19 children, 2 teachers and 17 injured at the Robb Elementary school, candidate Beto O'Rourke confronted  Governor Greg Abbott about when the next school shooting will occur, and what the state is doing to stop it.  The authorities…

Tillis Legislation to Expand Baby Formula Access for Families on WIC to be Signed Into Law


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 20, 2022) – Today, Congress passed bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) to expand baby formula access for families who rely on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The WIC program provides information on healthy eating and helps millions…

The FDA’s Budget Gets A Boost Due To The Infant Formula Disaster, Legislation Passed


WASHINGTON, DC (May 19, 2022)--- More than 190 Republican members of the House of Representatives vote no for additional "salaries and Expenses" for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  The FDA was not seeking funds to support the mother's and babies who have been scrambling for "infant formula."   The shortage,…

Kentucky Mom, Accused Of Child Abuse: Asked Government Officials For Help: Forced Child To Stand In Boiling Water


OWSLEY COUNTY, Ky. (May 17, 2022) — The mother of a woman accused of scalding her young son said that she’d tried to have something done long before the incident. Alexis Powell, 28, was charged this month with first-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a minor, criminal abuse of a…

Federal Judge Partially Halted Alabama Transgender Law For Minors


ALABAMA (May 14, 2022)---An Alabama ban on the provision of gender-affirming medication for minors has been blocked by a federal judge. Transgender rights have become a bone of contention for right-wing Republicans. A US district court issued an injunction on Friday partially blocking an Alabama law that criminalizes the prescription of…