Sunday, April 19, 2015
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoLost: Tan and white Pit/Boxer mix, scar on left leg, black snout with indentation, her  name is Dixie, last seen near CR 331, Floresville. Reward! Call 830-393-7178.
Found - two goats on CR 434 north of Stockdale. Please call to identify. Need to find their owners right away(830)391-1129

VideoFound dog: brown, male Begal. please notify me if he belongs to you, at 210 363 8938
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

>Experienced Lead Maintenance Technician Needed for New, Luxury Apartment Community in Floresville. 3 years of multifamily or general maintenance experience and supervisory experience required. HVAC certified. Excellent benefits, 401K. Send resumes to sanantoniojobs2015@gmail.com.
Mission Road Ministries is a nonprofit organization serving more than 825 children and adults with intellectual & other developmental disabilities each day with residential, day services and vocational programs in San Antonio, Texas helping clients reach independence, productivity and inclusion in the community. Seeking Residential Care Professionals for our Children and Adult Programs; FT, PT.  $8-$10.25/hr. depending on experience and education.  Must be at least 21 years of age; pass background check and drug testing.  Interviews every week. Call for an appointment, 210-924-9265.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
WCN border security forum 10/30/14WCN printingWCN your news your way subscribe

Breaking News


Cornyn discusses Reid's refusal to allow vote on HUMANE Act




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
July 29, 2014, 3:42pm
5,618 views | 5 comments

WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today addressed Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)’s refusal to allow a vote on the HUMANE Act, bipartisan legislation designed to address the growing crisis on the southern border. The full speech can be seen by going here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4wQfVO4wIg.

Excerpts of his remarks are below.

“Well, the Majority Leader has said that he doesn’t like the proposal that Congressman Cuellar and I have proposed which is now being considered for inclusion in the House bill.

“But if he doesn’t like that, I ask where his solution is?

“The course we’re on is one that guarantees that this problem will continue to get worse, not better.”

Rank-and-File Senate Democrats Support Changes to 2008 Trafficking Law:

“Centrist Democrats, however, say policy changes are appropriate and want to see Reid find common ground with Republicans.”(“Obama Border Bill Divides Dems,” The Hill, 7/19/14)

·SEN. McCASKILL (D-MO): “I think we should have the same law on the books for Central America as we have for Canada and Mexico.”(“Obama Border Bill Divides Dems,” The Hill, 7/19/14)

·SEN. CARPER (D-DE): “Sen. Tom Carper (D) said the funding and the policy changes should move together. ‘I think they go together.’” (“Obama Border Bill Divides Dems,” The Hill, 7/19/14)

“Not all Democratic members are opposed to changing the law. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) told The Huffington Post on Wednesday that he viewed such changes as common-sense reforms.”(“Boehner Won’t Get Help Passing GOP Border Bill, Top House Dem Says,” Huffington Post, 7/23/14)

·MANCHIN: “The way to stop it is have the same turnaround time that you have for contiguous countries...”(“Boehner Won’t Get Help Passing GOP Border Bill, Top House Dem Says,” Huffington Post, 7/23/14)

“When asked if he would vote for a spending bill that did not make policy changes, Manchin says he is ‘very interested’ in the Cornyn-Cuellar proposal.”(“Obama Border Bill Divides Dems,” The Hill, 7/19/14)

·MANCHIN:“Just a clean 3.7 [billion]? No, I think we have to make sure we have the direction we’re going to spend that.” (“Obama Border Bill Divides Dems,” The Hill, 7/19/14)

Senator Cornyn serves on the Finance and Judiciary Committees. He serves as the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee’s Immigration, Refugees and Border Security subcommittee. He served previously as Texas Attorney General, Texas Supreme Court Justice, and Bexar County District Judge.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
July 31, 2014 8:39pm
 
Our do nothing Congress, going home without passing crap. All talk, no action.

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
July 31, 2014 8:08am
 
Senior, every session the House passes hundreds of bills and they never get through the senate. Do some research and you will understand why they don't make it through the Legislative Process.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 30, 2014 12:13pm
 
The best thing that the US congress could do for this nation would be copying Texas and meet every two years.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
July 30, 2014 9:50am
 
What about the more than 300 House-passed bills sitting on Uncle Harry's desk. THAT is being an obstructionist.

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
July 30, 2014 9:14am
 
What about Boehner not bringing immigration up for a vote this year?

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Southern Electric
Malcom's Custom Welding
Connally Memorial MC breaking news banner
Heavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2015 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.