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  • Texas and California are trying to reform legal migration on their own. The politics in these two states couldn’t be more different, but legislators in both states recently proposed running their own guest-worker visa programs to get around the federal...
  • If today’s Supreme Court ruling proved one thing, it is that the Court no longer believes that words matter. The Affordable Care Act plainly says that an exchange must be established by a state for that state’s residents to receive tax credits from the...
  • Anyone alarmed by Tehran’s brutal and aggressive conduct should take a keen interest in this report even if Secretary Kerry is unable to attend its release.
  • Republican skepticism of big government bureaucracies has been proven right once again with last week’s revelation that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is performing more like the DMV and the Postal Service than, say, Israeli...
  • The United States Air Force has cleared SpaceX to conduct military space launches. Previously, only United Launch Alliance (ULA) was certified to perform these types of space missions for the military.The California based rocket company with offices,...

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On January 8th, 2013, Jason Villalba took the oath of office to serve as the Texas State Representative for House District 114. He was appointed to serve on the Business and Industry and Environmental Regulation Committees during his first full term. When the first special session was announced, Rep. Villalba was...

On Thursday, the Court issued a decision in King v. Burwell, ruling in favor of Obamacare’s federal insurance subsidies. I was disappointed with this ruling and believe the Supreme Court once again failed to...
If you haven’t seen the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall, you will soon have that chance. The Wall will be coming to El Campo July 16-20, 2015, and will be set up behind Myatt Elementary School. A special Memorial Service...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that EPA must consider cost before deciding whether the Mercury Air Toxics regulation is appropriate and necessary to regulate under the Clean Air Act.
According to news reports, ISIS is holding competitions at mosques to celebrate Ramadan. Here is the challenge: memorize the Koran. The prize--get this--is a young female sex slave.
Like most Americans, I store a lot on my computer and on my phone: family photographs, personal calendars, emails, schedules, and even weekend to-do lists, or, as my wife calls them, honey-do lists.
Today dozens of people in three different continents were slaughtered in terrorist attacks. In France, a person was beheaded and his head was left outside an American business that militants then tried to blow up...
Members of the Illinois National Guard (ING) head to help secure the border between Texas and Mexico. Approximately twenty soldiers and one helicopter will join other National Guard units from across the nation as part of...
Yesterday I reintroduced his Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 2868), a health care solution that would allow small business employers to band together through association health plans (AHPs) in order to purchase...
“My house”? Er, not exactly, Mr. President. That’s the people’s house and you are just being provided room and board for as long as your term lasts. Fortunately, the lease comes up in just under 19 months. Try not to damage...
Wednesday, I praised H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act of 2015 in a hearing on the economic impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to regulate power plants.
The week of June 22nd 2015 may simply be the week that represents the high point of the modern day leftist movement. Yes, they got gay rights, but they also got the Supreme Court to bail out Congress on Obamacare in one of...
Last week the Supreme Court also issued a ruling in the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. While this case may not have received as much media attention as...
Are we still ‘One Nation Under God’? This was the question that whirled around in my mind the day after the Supreme Court of the United States ruled to lift all bans on same-sex marriage throughout the United States, making...
Here at TexasGOPVote, more often than not, I'm focused on fiscal issues, and of course, government overreach. So, I'd like to bring your attention to something that actually falls under both of those categories; a little...
There are few drivers who haven't experienced what it's like to be cut off by another motorist who nearly causes an accident. Now, two autonomous-driving cars from competing companies have matched that common human...
Today, what I want to address is the people versus the Washington Cartel. Restoring liberty in an age of cronyism. I want to start by thanking my friend Jim DeMint, who's a big part of the reason that all of us are talking...
In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed...
Our government was designed to be one of laws, not of men, and this transparent distortion is disgraceful. These justices are not behaving as umpires calling balls and strikes. They have joined a team, and it is a team that...
If today’s Supreme Court ruling proved one thing, it is that the Court no longer believes that words matter.
Texas and California are trying to reform legal migration on their own. The politics in these two states couldn’t be more different, but legislators in both states recently proposed running their own guest-worker visa...

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