Lamar Smith http://tpr.org en Military School Districts Struggle To Survive Sequestration http://tpr.org/post/military-school-districts-struggle-survive-sequestration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A recent Fort Sam Houston </span>ISD<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Cole High School game found the cheerleaders, pep squad, and band all out in support of their team running plays on the field. &nbsp;And it's likely none of these kids had any idea that their education programs are being threatened by a governmental body that school officials say is not doing its job.</span></p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:42:43 +0000 Eileen Pace 18193 at http://tpr.org Military School Districts Struggle To Survive Sequestration Bexar County Congressmen Introduce Mission Expansion Bill http://tpr.org/post/bexar-county-congressmen-introduce-mission-expansion-bill <p>As the Texas legislature takes up the possibility of forming a commission to look at what it would take to transform the area around the Alamo, U.S. congressional leaders are also making strides toward the future integrity of the Missions.</p><p>State Rep. Mike Villarreal is attempting to create the Alamo Museum District Commission, a group that would study how to honor the Alamo as a national treasure.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 22:04:51 +0000 Ryan Loyd 9519 at http://tpr.org Bexar County Congressmen Introduce Mission Expansion Bill Rep. Lamar Smith Says Agencies Should Decide On Sequestration Cuts http://tpr.org/post/rep-lamar-smith-says-agencies-should-decide-sequestration-cuts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With ten days until the sequestration that prompts severe cuts to the nation’s defense budget, some lawmakers in congress are speaking against the cuts that no side wants but no one can agree on how to fix.&nbsp; </span></p><p><a href="http://lamarsmith.house.gov/" target="_blank">Congressman Lamar Smith of San Antonio</a> <span style="line-height: 1.5;">wants individual agencies to decide on what is necessary and was also critical of the recently leaked White House plan on immigration.</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:25:03 +0000 Joey Palacios 6692 at http://tpr.org Rep. Lamar Smith Says Agencies Should Decide On Sequestration Cuts District 21 Congressman Lamar Smith New Chair Of Science Committee http://tpr.org/post/district-21-congressman-lamar-smith-new-chair-science-committee <p></p><p>In the next congress, <a href="http://lamarsmith.house.gov/" target="_blank">Republican Lamar Smith</a> will be giving up his powerful chairmanship on the House Judicial Committee to become chair of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.</p><p>Smith will lead the committee that has oversight over NASA and other Texas research institutions.</p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 22:49:14 +0000 David Martin Davies 2524 at http://tpr.org District 21 Congressman Lamar Smith New Chair Of Science Committee