Jim Keffer

Lang Touts Conservative Record in Re-Election Campaign

Lang Touts Conservative Record in Re-Election Campaign

EASTLAND, Texas—Freshman State Rep. Mike Lang of Granbury is hitting the campaign trail and reaching out to voters to gain their support and hopefully punch a return ticket to Austin. Lang is facing two candidates in the Republican primary. As part of our “On the...
TAB Mounts Farcical Attack on Conservatives

TAB Mounts Farcical Attack on Conservatives

After every session, a number of groups come out with “scorecards” grading how lawmakers performed in the Texas Legislature. And that’s a good thing. By using tools like Texans for Fiscal Responsibility’s aptly-named Fiscal Responsibility Index, Texas Right to Life’s...
Ex-Straus Lieutenant Joins the Liberal Lobby

Ex-Straus Lieutenant Joins the Liberal Lobby

After leaving the legislature last year, a former lieutenant of the Texas House leadership is joining a liberal lobby organization in order to fight legislation banning men from women’s restrooms. In a press release issued today, the Texas Association of Business...
Lang Seeks to Repeal Brown County Bribery Program

Lang Seeks to Repeal Brown County Bribery Program

With a county attorney in his district under investigation for corruption and bribery, one lawmaker is seeking to repeal the program he used to raise money. The Brown County Attorney, Shane Britton, is currently being investigated by the FBI, the Texas Rangers, and...
Complaint Against Empower Texans Officially Dismissed

Complaint Against Empower Texans Officially Dismissed

After staff members at the Texas Ethics Commission recommended dismissing all actions against Empower Texans last month, the commissioners made it official today. By a vote of 7-0, with Straus appointee Steve Wolens abstaining, the TEC dismissed its complaints against...
Keffer Comes Out As A Liberal

Keffer Comes Out As A Liberal

Now that he doesn’t have to lie to his constituents and pretend to be a conservative, a disgraced out-going member of the House Republican leadership has joined the board of a far-left think tank that advocates for ObamaCare and Planned Parenthood funding. State...