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.
Community leaders dedicated the John V. McMillan Plaza and unveiled the Major Ripley Allen Arnold Monument during a ceremony this morning along the banks of the Trinity River in Fort Worth. Built primarily through contributions by the Tarrant Regional Water District and the Anfin Family, the plaza will honor two important figures in the city’s history.
Senior U.S. lawmakers said on Monday Washington should suspend aid to the new unity government between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas until it is sure of the Islamist group's commitment to pursuing peace with Israel.
A bipartisan group of 29 Texans in Congress sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy Wednesday opposing the agency’s planned regulation of carbon dioxide from existing power plants.
The House voted overwhelmingly Monday in favor of a bill sponsored by Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, to grant a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the Monuments Men, the World War II corps of art experts who rescued over 5 million pieces of art from the Nazis.
Careity Foundation will be honoring military and other heroes Tuesday night with its “Hats off to Heroes” dinner at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse.
Careity Foundation Co-Founder Lyn Walsh said the event came about because the organization felt compelled to honor people who are making a difference in their community.
During his 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, Jim Wright had a well-earned reputation for tirelessly steering federal dollars to his beloved Fort Worth. Today, the fruits of Wright’s congressional labors are spread across his hometown and much of North Texas.
Principal Kimmie Etheredge was surprised Monday morning to learn she'd been named the Texas 2014 Distinguished Principal of the Year.
Etheredge is principal at Kay Granger Elementary School in northern Fort Worth; a part of the Justin-based Northwest Independent School District.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger recently touted the importance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and the V-22 Osprey aircraft — in Japan.
Granger, R-Fort Worth, was part of the congressional delegation that traveled through Asia, meeting with high-level Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera.