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September 20, 2012 Article


You have to hand it to U.S. Rep. Kay Granger: She latched onto the idea of getting a Navy ship named after Fort Worth and never let go.

September 20, 2012 Article

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will commission the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Fort Worth (LCS 3) Sept. 22, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at the Port of Galveston, Texas.

September 19, 2012 Article

Public tours are scheduled this week aboard the USS Fort Worth, which arrived in Galveston Monday in preparation for its commissioning on Saturday.

The ship is the second in the U.S. Navy's Freedom-variant of littoral combat ships designed to fight in close-to-shore operations, Navy officials said.

July 24, 2012 Article

By Anna M. Tinsley

FORT WORTH -- Construction on the White Settlement Road bridge, the final bridge needed to connect downtown to the Trinity Uptown project, will start three years ahead of schedule following commitments from top officials to raise $22.3 million, eliminating a potential budget shortfall.

July 24, 2012 Article

By A. Lee Graham

The construction timeline for the White Settlement bridge and roundabout along the Trinity River has been moved up three years after U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, met with those involved with financing the Trinity Uptown bridges project.

June 29, 2012 Article

By Michael Gryboski

A Congresswoman helped a Texas teen, who is carrying a cross from his home state to Washington, D.C., get permits to display the giant cross in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House.

June 18, 2012 Article

By Kerry Young

Texas lawmakers are doing all they can to block the Air Force from moving eight versatile C-130 cargo planes, which often have helped in disaster relief, from a local base to one in the northern Great Plains.

April 12, 2012 Article

By Chris Vaughn

FORT WORTH -- Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Reps. Kay Granger and Joe Barton promised a hangar full of National Guard troops Wednesday that they will continue their knockdown fight with the Air Force over plans to move eight C-130 Hercules aircraft from Fort Worth to Montana.

April 12, 2012 Article

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Gov. Rick Perry and other officials Wednesday promised to ratchet up pressure to keep eight Air Force planes used for disaster relief from being moved from Texas to Montana, a proposal Perry called "one of the worst decisions" the federal government has made in some time.