8 hrs ago
Gainesville Daily Register
Thornberry, Hays, Barlow file for Texas District 13 seat
Staff report A state representative who operates on behalf of Cooke County recently filed for candidacy to achieve another term, following March elections.
17 hrs ago
The Montgomery Advertiser
Vice chairman of Armed Services Committee to tour Maxwell Air Force Base on Monday
A high-ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee will be in Montgomery on Monday to tour Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Annex.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
McKeon backs Thornberry as successor
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon is weighing retirement at the end of this term and expects Rep. Mac Thornberry to succeed him as chairman, a top aide to the California Republican said on Monday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Rangel: Duncan, Seliger have staying power
Except for the first time he ran in House District 84 in 1992 and for his current Senate District 28 seat four years later, the Lubbock Republican has not had any serious opposition.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Elaine Hays files to challenge Thornberry for U.S. House seat
Amarillo Republican Elaine Hays has filed to be on the party's ballot for the March 4 primary.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Government Matters - Nov. 24, 2013
It was a topic at NextGov Prime 2013 in Washington, DC. - Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. chief technology officer and co-founder of Hunch Analytics, discusses the value of open data.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Washington Post
TV highlights: The 2013 American Music Awards Sunday
From award-winning filmmaker John Downer, "Penguins: Waddle All the Way" dedicates two hours to exploring the secrets of the elusive world of penguins.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Along Salty Red River, Communities Seek Feds' Help
As drought-ridden communities near the Red River spend millions on major water projects, water managers say a decades-old federal project to clean up salt in the river water could also ease the strain.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Newsmakers with Representative Mac Thornberry
House Armed Services Committee Vice Chair Mac Thornberry talked about sequestration and and defense spending levels, military pay and benefits, and defense procurement.
The Heritage Foundation
Defense Over-Regulations Costing More Than Just Dollars
Over the past 50 years, Congress has had a propensity to impose restrictions on the Department of Defense acquisition process in ways that centralize authority.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Defence Industry Daily
Pentagon Can't Count, Commodifies Contracts
DoD is infamous for being unable to pass an audit, a situation they're supposed to remedy by 2017, though whether they will meet that deadline is doubtful.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
2 to challenge Rep. Thornberry in March 4 Republican primary
Amarillo businesswoman Elaine Hays, who in early July announced she would challenge the Clarendon incumbent in District 13, has registered her candidacy with the Republican Party of Texas.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
LISD Trustee Massengale registers to run for House District 83, will face Rep. Perry in March
Lubbock Independent School District Board of Trustees President Steve Massengale said Thursday, Nov. 14, he will challenge state Rep. Charles Perry in House District 83 because of a commitment to public service and strong encouragement from family and friends.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Gainesville Daily Register
Seven local candidates file to run in March primary
Staff report Republican County Chair Chuck Bartush recently reported that seven candidates appeared at the county's Republican headquarters on Saturday - the first day to file for a position on the Republican ballot for a primary election set for March 4. Incumbents who announced their reelection included John H. Morris, county court-at-law judge; ... (more)
Mac Thornberry Files for Reelection
Mac Thornberry made comments after formally filing his candidacy to represent the 13th congressional district of Texas during the 114th Congress: "I am honored that folks in this district hired me to represent them in Washington during some very difficult times for our country.I never forget who I work for.
Veterans Day Ceremony at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial
Veterans and friends gathered at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial for Monday morning's Veterans Day ceremony.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Ussery-Roan staff cares for area's heroes
They move mostly in wheelchairs, some in walkers. Some are engaged in activities like Bingo, dominoes or poker.
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Thornberry Faces Tough Questions
Texas Congressman Mac Thornberry met with the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce and Sheppard Military Affairs Committee Wednesday morning, to address the ongoing issues in Washington.