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Congressman Pfluger: Nearly 600 Afghan Pilots, Service-Members, and Texas Family Members Stranded and in Danger

Texas Congressman August Pfluger (R-TX11) told Odessa Headlines in a statement that over 600 Afghan pilots, service-members, and family members of his constituents are stranded in the country of Uzbekistan, and that he is working to get them extracted to safety as the Taliban puts immense pressure on the Uzbek government to repatriate them back […]

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Texas Public Policy Foundation to Honor Dick Saulsbury at Upcoming 5th Annual Midland Awards Dinner

An awards dinner is set to be held in early October to honor a local business and civic leader for his achievements in leadership and civic involvement.  The Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF), which is a major non-partisan research institute based in Austin, is set to award Odessa businessman and civic leader Dick Saulsbury with […]

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West Texas Lawmakers Discuss Redistricting

Several West Texas lawmakers took part in an online discussion on redistricting hosted Monday by the Midland/Odessa Transportation Alliance, the Permian Basin Coalition, and the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.  The discussion included Representatives Tom Craddick (R-Midland), Drew Darby (R-San Angelo), and Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa).  Maps for major political boundaries are redrawn by the Texas Legislature […]

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MCH: Biden Vaccine Mandate Could Cause “Unimaginable” Loss of Hospital Staff

Medical Center Hospital (MCH) in Odessa has issued a press release regarding the vaccine mandate ordered late Thursday by the Biden Administration – describing the “dire financial situation” the mandate will cause the hospital if they refuse to comply by cutting off Medicare and Medicaid funding, and also describing an “unimaginable” situation the hospital will […]