The Lubbock County Detention Center is monitoring each new inmate for Ebola. The jail started to implement new measures on Friday, the day after EMS and Hazmat responded to a suspected case of Ebola which turned out to be a false alarm. Chief Deputy Cody Scott said the jail is doing this as a proactive measure.
While addressing a group in Iowa last week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz said that conservatives should not approve funding for any government agencies unless the federal Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, is defunded.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued a statement after the IRS admitted in a letter to Sen. Grassley (R-IA) that tax records of candidates and campaign donors were improperly examined and disclosed by government officials.