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Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SPECIAL LUNCH BUNCH GATHERING Next week, on June 16, the Wednesday Lunch Bunch will dine at Robert’s Restaurant, 12 noon. County Judge John Gothia and tax assessor-collector... — Updated 6/8/2021

 

Do you want to see a Biblical scenario of where the church is today, our Country and where it is all headed?

Judges 6 and 7 ...Where is Gideon' s army today? Like in Gideon's day when Israel had been delivered from sin and the world, they became lazy in faithfulness and began to blend into... — Updated 6/8/2021

 

My Five Cents

With session over, there’s time to reflect on what happened toward the end of session and the new laws the legislature passed over the past 140 days. Here are five things happenin... — Updated 6/8/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

DEMS WALK OUT TO BLOCK CONTROVERSIAL VOTING RIGHTS BILL Republican-dominated Texas Legislature, despite pleas nationwide, is closing out the legislative session with many of its... — Updated 6/1/2021

 

My Five Cents

The last week of session is coming to a close and the long nights have stretched into the early hours of the following mornings. We’re sprinting to the finish of an unusual session and passing consequential and substantial legisl... — Updated 6/1/2021

 

Nichols My Five Cents

Session is drawing to a close. This is the last week for Senate committees to realistically consider bills to vote out of committee. We have until May 26 to vote on any bill on the... — Updated 5/25/2021

 

My Five Cents

One hundred and thirty-three years ago this month, the present Texas Capitol was formally dedicated. On May 16, 1888, the dedication ceremony was held with a service, parade, and a celebration to mark its opening. Over 20,000... — Updated 5/18/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

TIME SLIPS AWAY Here we are already coming to May 19. A month ago we set this date for our next Wednesday Lunch Bunch gathering so mark your calendar for next week. We had planned... — Updated 5/11/2021

 

Prayer - Why do God's children take so little advantage of such a gift from God in Christ?  

Matthew 7:7-11 "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth;... — Updated 5/11/2021

 

My Five Cents

At the end of this week, we’ll only have three weeks left in this year’s legislative session. These last three weeks are some of the most intense weeks, with long hours and... — Updated 5/11/2021

 

My 5 Cents

Last week, the House passed its version of the state budget for the next two years. It differs in some significant ways from the budget the Senate passed. In order to reconcile our... — Updated 5/4/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

VOTE LOCALLY IT'S IMPORTANT GET A SHOT-IT MIGHT SAVE YOUR LIFE It's come on another week. They sure seem to be flying by quicker than I recall when I was much younger. Health wise... — Updated 4/27/2021

 

My Five Cents

On April 21, 1836, General Sam Houston led the Texan Army in a decisive victory over General Santa Anna in the Battle of San Jacinto. The fighting lasted a mere 18 minutes. Though... — Updated 4/27/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MAYOR McDONALD HONORED AT LUNCH BUNCH By Dave Rodgers Justice took a lunch break in Orange Wednesday to honor the longtime leadership of retiring West Orange Mayor Roy McDonald. No... — Updated 4/20/2021

 

My Five Cents

We have less than 50 days left in the 87th legislative session and the pace is picking up rapidly. Just this week, the Senate unanimously passed the Texas Consumer Privacy Act Phase 1, a bill I authored to ensure that the data the... — Updated 4/20/2021

 

My Five Cents

This week the Senate passed Senate Bill 1, the Senate’s version of the budget for this year. The budget includes over $11 billion for children and teacher public education... — Updated 4/12/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION NEXT WEEK Next week's Record will feature the naming of the "Person of the Year," along with historical articles and other special articles and columns.... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

My 5 Cents

This week the Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 5, a bill I authored that would address broadband access across the state. I appreciate the support of my colleagues and the lead... — Updated 4/6/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MARK CALENDAR FOR APRIL 14 On this day The Record Newspapers will celebrate its 62nd anniversary. For the 20th time, The Record will announce its choice for "Person of the Year."... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Sin and Satan's Greatest defeat

Romans 10:9 "That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved." On the day... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

My 5 Cents

This week marks the halfway point in the 87th Legislative Session. We’ve spent the first 70 days filing bills, attending hearings, and working on the budget. Now that we’re... — Updated 3/30/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

MAYBE NEW BEGINNING AHEAD The end of March marks a year since I've lost my freedom. That's how long I've been in lockdown. It wasn't only the worst year in our country's history,... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

My 5 Cents

This week in 1836 the Convention of 1836 adjourned abruptly as the Mexican army approached Washington-on-the-Brazos. The convention, which began on March 1, drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Texas Constitution,... — Updated 3/23/2021

 

My Five Cents

Twenty-seven of my colleagues and I signed a letter to the Public Utility Commission this week urging them to correct the billing errors related to last month's winter storm. Accord... — Updated 3/16/2021

 

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest

COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE Cash should start flowing after the relief bill gets the final okay from the congress Wednesday and should go to the President this week for signing.... — Updated 3/9/2021

 

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