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February 15, 2019

Gohmert’s Statement on President Trump Declaring a ‘National Emergency’ on the Southern Border

Washington, February 15, 2019 Congressman Louie Gohmert (TX-01) issued the following statement today regarding President Trump’s announcement to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border: “Today President Trump used his existing and clear legal authority to declare a national emergency at the Southern Border. Right now, there is a blatant invasion happening at our

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MEDCO Ribbon Cutting & Reception

The Board of Directors of the Marshall Economic Development Corporation, invites you to join us at the Marshall EDC office for two events from 2pm to 3pm this Wednesday: Marshall EDC Ribbon Cutting Wednesday January 30, 2019 2:00 PM (As a new member of the Greater Marshall Chamber of Commerce) Reception Honoring Jerry Benson Wednesday

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TxDOT Holds Open House for Plans to Extend Loop 390

 THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019 Marshall Civic Center  2501 East End Blvd South, Marshall, TX 75672 OPEN HOUSE 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM   The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) proposes construction of a new location  roadway between U.S. Highway 80 (US 80) and Interstate Highway 20 (I-20) on the east side of Marshall in Harrison County.

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Marshall residents to receive garbage, recycling carts from Republic Services; changes to garbage, recycling collection begin Feb. 4

Beginning the last week of January, Republic Services will deliver 95-gallon rolling garbage and recycle carts (one of each) to all Marshall residents who do not currently have garbage or recycling carts at no cost. Business customers who utilize curbside service will also receive carts at no cost. Republic Services will also institute a new

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Gohmert Introduces Bill That Removes Liability Protections for Social Media Companies That Use Algorithms to Hide, Promote, or Filter User Content

Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement regarding the introduction his bill, H.R.7363, that amends section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934:   “Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google are now among the largest and most powerful companies in the world. More and more people are turning to a social media platform

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Holiday Travelers Warned to Watch for I-20 EB Delays at State Line

Traffic reduced to one lane at Louisiana State Line WHEN: Daily during Christmas holidays travels period, Friday, Dec. 21 – Tuesday, Dec. 25 WHERE:                       I-20 Eastbound at Louisiana State Line MEDIA: Christmas holiday travelers on I-20 eastbound into Louisiana should be aware that traffic is reduced to one lane at the state line. This has caused traffic

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Pack Safety on Your Holiday Road Trip

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is encouraging drivers to pack safety on their holiday road trips by staying sober and following traffic laws throughout the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. In an effort to increase safety on Texas roadways, DPS Troopers will conduct traffic patrols throughout the holiday weekends — Dec. 23-26 and

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FM 9 to be Resurfaced in Harrison County

A section of Farm-to-Market Road 9 in southeast Harrison County will receive a new riding surface next year according to plans approved in December by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). “We will be resurfacing a 4.2-mile section of the highway from the Panola County Line to FM 2625,” said Ray Brady, area engineer for

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MHS JROTC excels in Air Force National Inspection

Marshall High School’s Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) was recently inspected by the United States Air Force and was rated “Exceeds Standards” in the areas of compliance, instructor performance and co-curricular activities, according to instructor Lt Col Jason Winslow. Along with the outstanding rating, cadets Dakota Allen and Destine Alford were named “Top Performers”

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