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Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
This past week I was delighted to meet with North Texans across the 32nd Congressional District to discuss important issues facing our community and nation. From volunteering at the North Texas Food Bank, to meeting with...
CoS (Convention of States) proponents believe this claim by CoS speakers…“Convention of States is not a constitutional convention.”CoS proponents could read the bills, and then ask these questions: 
The first collapse of the so-called "bathroom bill" in May laid bare an escalating feud in Texas between ascendant social conservatives and moderate Republicans, and the mutual distrust only seemed to deepen over summer....
The House and Senate have been struggling to reach a deal on a proposed law aimed at blocking cities from going too far in stopping homeowners from cutting down trees on their own property. Abbott has made tree cutting...
How many illegal aliens vote is a question that has yet to be answered, but Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity headed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is attempting to find an answer.
We are now almost eight months into the Trump administration. There are 564 key positions that are political appointees, of these, 370 have no nominees, 7 are awaiting nominations and 139 formally nominated but most not...
Welcome to the Second Edition of this Special Session's Capitol Report.
"No industry will remain untouched by the unnecessary harm that discriminatory laws will do to our competitiveness, to our ability to attract talent, and to our employees and their families," the CEOs wrote.
One of our nation’s greatest strengths is the entrepreneurial spirit of its people. Throughout our history, Americans from all walks of life have always strived to turn their ideas and dreams into thriving businesses, making...
After months of talking with those who live and work along the Texas border and my colleagues in Congress, this past week I introduced border security legislation called the Building America’s Trust Act.
Our republic is failing. Among the symptoms are frequent Constitutional violations, over-spending, open hostility to the Christian faith, activist judges, unenforced borders, a wildly intrusive federal government, and an...
Today’s modern economy looks very different than it did more than two decades ago when NAFTA was enacted. NAFTA has been a major economic driver for Texas, but there’s still a need to modernize this agreement to reflect the...
You've heard about the Confederate Statues being torn down in other areas of the United States. Seems that the Spirit of the Confederacy statue in Houston is not immune to that same fate. Mayor Sylvester Turner has just...
 The biggest problem is the Texas proposal is completely unnecessary. Why, you may ask? Because what Kolkhorst’s bill claims to prevent is already illegal.
Every summer I have the great pleasure of welcoming some of Texas’ most promising young leaders to Washington, D.C for my Pete Sessions Leadership and Growth Program. This summer I was pleased to have 205 students from 47...
"A lot of people felt that the bill itself, on its face, is not necessary," he said. "It's a solution looking for a problem."
Supporters of the RAISE Act are counting on the media, voters, and policy makers to focus on talking points supporting the bill rather than its actual substance.  Those supporters want the debate over this bill to be “...
There is nothing “clean” about renewables. There is the heavy-metal pollution created by the production process for wind turbines. 
On Sept. 1, new laws go into effect in Texas, ranging from a texting-while-driving ban to the open carry of swords.
With time running short in a special session of the Texas Legislature, a couple of bills aimed at expediting construction permits in cities seem to be languishing along with other controversial proposals.

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