Politics

End-Of-Year Budget Fight Looms Over Abbott’s $61 Billion Harvey Aid Request

Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott said he expects the White House will send a supplemental budget request – including funding for flood infrastructure – to Congress by mid-November, just weeks before lawmakers have to pass an omnibus spending bill to avoid a government shutdown

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Dame Helen Mirren Calls On Senate To Pass Holocaust Art Recovery Bill

Posted on · Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the lead sponsors of a bill to make it easier for victims’ families to reclaim artworks or artifacts seized by the Third Reich. Mirren’s 2015 film "Woman In Gold" portrayed the legal difficulties such individuals face in trying to recover their family's property from the new owners.