May 2018

City Council To Vote On Houston Budget

City Council To Vote On Houston Budget

For the past few weeks, city council members in Houston have been poring through the mayor’s proposed budget, listening to department heads justify spending while claiming to be efficient, and developing their own amendments to the multi-billion budget ahead of this...
TX Runoffs Today

TX Runoffs Today

Thirteen significant Lone Star State political runoffs will be decided today, thus ending the nomination process that began with the Texas primary election back on March 6th. In the Governor’s race, Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and businessman Andrew White, the...
Amarillo Faces Unfortunate Crossroads

Amarillo Faces Unfortunate Crossroads

Amarillo is at an unfortunate economic crossroads built on economic illiteracy and excessive influence. Almost a decade ago, Amarillo’s city government decided that economic development in downtown needed to be top priority. Officials devised a plan to build a...
John Cornyn’s Texas Two-Step

John Cornyn’s Texas Two-Step

Democrats have the upper hand in the US Senate because the Republicans charged with leading it simply are not doing so. Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper of record, recently wrote: Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn isn’t convinced the Senate will need to change its...
Democrat Trial Lawyer: Vote for Lance Gooden

Democrat Trial Lawyer: Vote for Lance Gooden

A liberal trial lawyer and Democrat donor distributed his recommendations for the Democrat primary runoff election while also advocating for the promotion of a left-leaning Texas Republican legislator he claims has “done a good job.” “I also have a number of clients...
Runoff Heats Up in Texas House District 37

Runoff Heats Up in Texas House District 37

Democratic primary runoffs have taken the spotlight this week in Cameron County, particularly in the race for Texas House District 37. The two remaining candidates have publicly exchanged jabs as early voting commenced this week. Last week, incumbent of 33 years René...