September 2015

TFR: Lang In Texas House 60

Calling him a no-nonsense fighter, Mike Lang has been endorsed by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility in the Republican primary for Texas House District 60. “As a police officer and elected constable, Mike Lang has proven time and again his willingness to serve his...

TFR: Fields For Texas House 14

A fiscal conservative with a proven record of fighting for commonsense reforms, Jess Fields has earned the endorsement of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility in the Republican primary for Texas House District 14. “As a city councilman and community leader, Jess Fields...
Bye-Bye, Boehner!

Bye-Bye, Boehner!

Faced with conservatives increasingly upset by his lackadaisical approach to dealing with the Obama Administration, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) abruptly announced on Friday his resignation as speaker and from Congress. In a press conference, Boehner said...
HISD Employee Speaks Out

HISD Employee Speaks Out

A Houston school district employee is refuting claims that school board members were unaware of problems with the district’s bond program. Frank Hodges, a 34-year HISD employee, recently sent an email to Board President Rhonda Skillern-Jones and Audit Committee Chair...
Over-Promised Pension Returns

Over-Promised Pension Returns

It’s widely known that city officials’ funny numbers understate debt costs in the Bayou City. Continuing the dissection of the pension problem, it’s important look at how officials use inflated projected returns on investment (ROI) to understate pension debt....
Teresa Beckmeyer: A Voice for Freedom

Teresa Beckmeyer: A Voice for Freedom

Hailing from a rather small town, Teresa Beckmeyer is a big voice in Texas politics. As the founder and writer for West Texas Voice, a popular blog educating readers on legislative and political happenings, Beckmeyer serves as a catalyst for citizen engagement. “My...