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As expected a good coverage of rain and storms today. Drier mid level air did help to reduce coverage from Saturday. Some 2-4 inch rains again today. Rains will end tonight with loss of heating. Moisture levels remain high enough the next few days for more scattered storms. SE Texas lies in a weakness as well between two High's one to the ...
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in Beaumont
BEAUMONT - Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas made a stop in Beaumont at the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum to talk about his energy policy.
He's promoting a new bill he plans to introduce in the next few weeks. He calls it the American Energy Renaissance Act.
According to Cruz, the bill will remove federal barriers for people who want to develop oil, gas and other resources.
He says it will also open additional federal land to new development and exploration.
Cruz is in the spotlight because of his recent actions to block the increase in the debt ceiling.
Despite the political heat, Cruz says he won't back down.