Cornyn Calls for Coordinated Federal Response to Ebola

Posted: 10/16/2014 - U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after being briefed yesterday by Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner Dr. David Lakey, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on the latest efforts to contain Ebola:

DPS Honors Exemplary Employees, Texas Police Officer

Posted: 10/16/2014 - The Texas Public Safety Commission (PSC) and the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steven McCraw presented a Purple Heart and two Director’s Citations to DPS employees for their outstanding service.

Texas Uses Immigration Screening, Others Pull Back

Posted: 10/18/2014 - While more than 250 law enforcement agencies across the U.S. are pulling back from a screening program for immigrants as criticism mounts that it may be unconstitutional, the program continues to be used in all Texas counties.

Belton Kids Were on Plane with Nurse Diagnosed with Ebola

Updated: 10/15/2014 - A North Belton Middle School student and a Sparta Elementary School student were on the same flight Monday as a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola Tuesday night after caring for a man who was the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with the potentially deadly virus, Belton school officials confirmed late Wednesday afternoon.

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