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Straus Flees Texas for Hollywood

Straus Flees Texas for Hollywood

Apparently Beto O’Rourke isn’t the only Texas liberal fleeing the Lone Star State for California. Retiring Texas House Speaker Joe Straus headed to Hollywood today to rub shoulders with lobbyists and legislators alike at a reception honoring him and other members of...
Fake News Media Attacks the Father of Texas

Fake News Media Attacks the Father of Texas

The City of Austin made a mockery of itself last week after a report by city bureaucrats recommended the city rename itself as part of a liberal campaign to purge the city of confederate symbols. But one nationwide publication went even further in demonstrating the...
Bettencourt Calls for Uniform Elections

Bettencourt Calls for Uniform Elections

In a press release this morning, conservative State Sen. Paul Bettencourt (R-Houston) announced his intent to file legislation requiring that “all property tax rate increase elections will be held on a uniform election date in November.” Bettencourt’s announcement was...
Patrick Shoots Down “Red Flag” Proposal

Patrick Shoots Down “Red Flag” Proposal

Shortly after a select committee of the Texas Senate concluded its hearing on proposed “red flag” laws, the leader of the Texas Senate came out strongly against them. In a statement, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick formally condemned the legislation, which Second Amendment...