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Three days after tornadoes rendered heavy damage throughout several neighborhoods in southwest Cleburne much remains to be done in the areas of cleanup and repairs. But residents in the affected neighborhoods have teamed with fellow residents and volunteers in a determined effort to return to normal.
In Waco the wait time for a VA claim is about 150 days or four months longer than the national average. In November of 2012 Senator John Cornyn said Waco had the longest wait time and the most backlog than any other office in the nation.
Despite that, the former regional director of the Waco office received more than $53,000 in performance bonuses for 2011.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams, R-Austin, said he remains focused on America’s economic woes and called for the government to get out of health care during Thursday’s luncheon of the Cleburne Rotary Club.
Firefighters from Cleburne, Alvarado and Burleson returned to West about 7 p.m. Thursday, one day after an explosion at an explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. resulted in multiple deaths, injuries and damage throughout the town. Burleson also sent a police officer to assist.
On the plaza at the Bush Center with thousands of VIPs.
Karl Rove, Karen Hughes and Mark McKinnon mingled with the likes of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, House Speaker John Boehner and famous and unknown alumni of the Bush era.
Jim Oberwetter, a former ambassador to Saudi Arabia and president of the Dallas Regional Chamber, called it a great day.
In a recent visit to Lampasas, District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams vowed to defend the Second Amendment against what he described as unconstitutional efforts to restrict firearms and gun magazines.
Williams spoke at the local gun and archery store Nocked & Loaded, where many in the congressman’s audience voiced concerns about proposed new federal gun control measures.
On Wednesday, April 10, U.S. Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) released the following statement after President Obama released his annual budget.
George P. Bush, grandson of one president and nephew of another, served as keynote speaker of Tuesday night’s Johnson County Republican Women’s Club dinner. Several met and visited with Bush during the pre-meal VIP event held at the Liberty Hotel. The action then transferred next door to Caddo Street Grill for the dinner and auction.
Some Republican lawmakers are taking issue with the Obama administration’s decision to close the White House doors to visitors. Citing the sequester, the visitors’ office announced yesterday that due to staffing issues tours would be put on hold indefinitely, starting Saturday.
As long as congressional inaction continues, the only thing certain about the sequester's impact on Texas is that the state stands to lose billions in funding.
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