Congressional leaders haven’t forgotten about hundreds of children halfway around the world, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, who can’t go home.
They have sent letters to Congolese officials, imploring them to let children who have been adopted by people in the U.S. and other countries finally go to their forever families.
WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders appeared near a deal late Tuesday to renew some $450 billion in tax deductions cherished by consumers, citizens and companies alike, including a long-standing sales tax deduction for Texans.
Congresswoman Kay Granger, whose district includes the eastern half of Wise County, will remain chair of the House State and Foreign Operations Appropriations subcommittee.
Stepping carefully around the muddy freight railroad tracks near downtown, dozens of federal, state and local officials gathered Friday to celebrate the completion of a $104 million project known as Tower 55.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Kay Granger of Fort Worth, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called “common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions” to deal with the surge of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children illegally entering the country.
Texas is running out of room to house the thousands of Central American children who illegally crossed the border.
FORT WORTH — The chairwoman of the GOP group studying the border crisis said Friday that a Dallas County plan to house up to 2,000 immigrant children who illegally entered the country is misguided.
Rep. Kay Granger (R-Texas), who along with other lawmakers met with leaders of Central America over the weekend, said that those officials “want their children back.”
WASHINGTON — Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, was tapped Tuesday to chair a working group of House Republicans on the border crisis, signaling growing GOP criticism of the Obama Administration’s response to the influx of more than 52,000 unaccompanied children, primarily in the Rio Grande Valley.
WASHINGTON — Fort Worth Republican Congresswoman Kay Granger was tapped Tuesday to chair a working group of House Republicans on the border crisis, signaling growing GOP criticism of the Obama Administration’s response to the influx of more than 52,000 unaccompanied children, primarily in the Rio Grande Valley.