AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Texas has threatened to pull the plug on state assistance to refugees if the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) does not unconditionally approve the state’s revised resettlement plan by Sept. 30. The move would significantly hinder refugee resettlement in the Lone Star State.Details
A state gold depository in Texas continues to move closure to reality and it appears to be happening at just the right time.Details
When it comes to standing up to the Feds, most governors are all talk and no action.Details
by Ryan McMaken, originally published at Mises.org.
Last year, we covered a story coming out of Texas in which the state government was planning to institute a state-controlled “gold depository” that would allow individuals to store their gold in a presumably safe place outside the United States banking system.Details
On Apr 28-29, Texas state Senator Bob Hall is hosting the “Texas Grid Security Summit” to discuss threats and preparedness for the Texas electric grid.
One big thing missing? The great threat to all of us that the grid is being used to power a massive NSA data center right in the heart of Texas.Details
Texas has been trying to stop federal plans to bring in Syrian refugees into the state by suing the feds in the federal court system.Details
A bill recently signed into law in Texas that will set up a state gold depository represents a power shift away from the federal government to the state, and it provides a blueprint that could ultimately end the Fed.Details
AUSTIN, Tex. (June 16, 2015) – Today, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill to effectively nullify in practice some Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rules preventing terminally-ill patients from accessing treatments.Details
Signed by the Governor: Texas Law Establishes Bullion Depository, Helps Facilitate Transactions in Gold and Silver
AUSTIN, Tex. (June 12, 2015) – Today, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill establishing the nation’s first state-level gold depository, an important first step towards gold and silver as commonly-used legal tender in the state.Details
To the Governor’s Desk: Texas Bill Establishes Bullion Depository, Helps Facilitate Transactions in Gold and Silver
AUSTIN, Tex. (May 31, 2015) – With just hours remaining before final deadlines in the 84th legislative session today, the Texas state House gave final approval to a bill that represents a first step towards gold and silver as commonly-used legal tender in the state.Details