Category Archives: State Issues

Speaker Straus: Tax Caps Bad Policy

On January 5, 2011, the Texas House will decide whether to re-elect Joe Straus as Speaker.  Debt and taxes are the premier topics on everyone’s minds and we need a Speaker of the Texas House that recognizes that our wallets … Continue reading

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Demand a New Speaker in the Texas Legislature

If Texans are to experience the conservative ideas of our elected representatives, there must be new leadership in Austin for the 82nd Legislature. Join in signing this petition to demand a conservative Speaker of the House rather than the current … Continue reading

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Texas Conservative Coalition – Their Pledge Needs Our Support

The values of conservatism are easy to list:      Limited Government Individual Liberty Free Enterprise Traditional Family Values However, when it comes to an elected legislature actually working on solving problems confronting a city, state, or nation, we must add … Continue reading

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Hands off Texas Monday!

President Barack Obama is visiting Texas Monday on behalf of getting Texas Democrats elected to bring his crippling overspending from Washington to Austin. If you can make it, be in Austin Monday to respectfully tell him the above message! WHEN: Monday, … Continue reading

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SBOE & Social Studies Curriculum Deadline

The events of these past weeks with teachers in our tax payer funded public schools finding the American flag offensive. It is clear that unless our school administrators and teachers, along with textbooks, support the American founding principles and values … Continue reading

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Texas Municipal League Fighting Transparency

The War on Sunshine in Texas By Americans for Prosperity State Director Peggy Venable A war on sunshine and an attack on open government rages in Texas. Cities are using public money to sue the state to gut the Texas … Continue reading

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Texas v. ObamaCare

On Thursday night, May 6, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott spoke with more than 50,000 Texans on a “Texas Call.” He discussed his lawsuit against ObamaCare, what it means for Texas, and took questions from voters. Listen to Texas v. … Continue reading

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