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January 15, 2019

Archives for December 2018

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

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

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

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