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Opinion: Stop the Next Internet Power Grab

By By Sen. Ted Cruz and Michael O’Rielly | Nov 29, 2017

The internet has changed how we communicate, engage in commerce and live our lives. It not only provides a platform that can be used to promote free speech, but serves as a great equalizer when it comes to jobs and opportunity by dramatically reducing the barriers of entry for anyone with a new idea and broadband connection.

The Jones Act and the rebirth of the great American shipyard

By Stefano de Stefano, candidate for U.S. Senate from Texas | Nov 7, 2017

HOUSTON (November 7, 2017) -- Two years ago, I sold one of the last American offshore drilling vessels to a foreign buyer. The Ocean Titan was an obsolete jack-up rig, an equipment platform for deepwater exploration and development. Over its forty-year lifespan, American shipbuilding had been ravaged by rivals abroad and burdensome regulations at home. Today, the industry falls grievously short of the hope expressed by the drafters of the Merchant Marine Act of 1920: “that the United States shall have a merchant marine of the best equipped and most suitable types of vessels.”

Judge: FACT Act would prevent 'abuse' of double-dipping

By Angela Underwood | Aug 23, 2017

HOUSTON – Attorneys double-dipping from asbestos trusts funds that rightfully belong to affected veterans is unacceptable, according to a past American Legion National commander and judge.

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