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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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Pfluger Says His Vote Supporting $40 Billion Ukraine Spending Bill was for National Security

A $40 Billion aid package marked to support Ukraine passed the United States House of Representatives with overwhelming bipartisan support on Tuesday, with unified Democrats joining a supermajority of Republicans in giving the spending bill a 368-57 passage but is now stalled in the Senate due to objections from Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky). Congressman August […]

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ECISD Bond Propositions Rejected by Voters

Both school bond ballot propositions by Ector County Independent School District (ECISD) totaling nearly a combined $400 million were overwhelmingly rejected by voters on Saturday with similar margins of defeat for each proposition. Proposition A, which totaled $215,255,000, would have provided funding for various school maintenance projects, as well as funding for the construction of […]

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Republican Leadership Endorses Crutcher for District Judge – Nutter Lashes out in Response

The race for the 244th District Judge continues to get heated, with Republican Runoff candidate Cindy Weir-Nutter lashing out with accusations of corruption against the local Republican Party leadership in response to a press release wherein the GOP Precinct Chairs signaled their support for Weir-Nutter’s opponent, Odessa attorney Lori Ruiz-Crutcher. Ector County Republican Party Chairwoman […]