Statements from Austin

Obama unilaterally announced he was delaying employer mandate "through a blog post by a mid-level bureaucrat at the Department of Treasury."

"I started the whole year" as a senior on the University of Illinois football team and "led the team in interceptions and tackles from defensive back."

Nearly 40 percent of his McAllen-area constituents suffer from obesity.

In altered photo, says Barack Obama wants "more of Texans’ private data" via health care.

"This is the first time in Texas history -- and only the fourth time in United States history -- that two women are running for the top spots."

"Texas has the highest rate of uninsured in the nation. ... And there are more uninsured children in Texas than in any other state."

Says he would have "almost twice the actual experience practicing law" Greg Abbott did on becoming attorney general of Texas.

"At present spending levels, only citizens of New York have a greater local debt burden than Texans."

Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S.

"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.

"Macy's sent a letter to Rick Perry urging him to veto" equal pay bill.

"All" University of Texas "student-athletes get an iPad."

"Nearly 20% of our residents" are born abroad.

Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."

"Onion Creek’s highest flow rate" on a recent night of flooding "was 120,000 cubic feet per second, which is nearly double the average flow rate of Niagara Falls."

I am "the first Latina to run for governor of Texas."

"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.

Wendy Davis is "fighting to bring ... Bloomberg-style gun control to Texas."

The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."

A planning group said that to meet anticipated traffic demands by 2035, Interstate 35 between Austin and Round Rock will need a dozen additional lanes going north and 14 additional southbound lanes.

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