Government

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.
Houston just had the Super Bowl, and it was great for those who attended and for our hotels and restaurants.Now, the special interests are saying we need to spend money ($400 million?) to be competitive with Miami, LA,...
Americans are tired of an overpriced healthcare system that is costing taxpayers, employers and policyholders way too much. With skyrocketing premiums and deductibles, Obamacare is neither affordable nor does it provide...
I applaud President Trump for nominating Alex Acosta to be Secretary of Labor. I've known Alex for over twenty years; he and I went to law school together, and he's a smart, principled conservative with a passion for justice...
The Texas Legislature has begun debating Gov. Greg Abbott’s calls for a “convention of states” that could amend the U.S. Constitution.
Michael Flynn abruptly quit as President Donald Trump's national security adviser Monday night, hours after it emerged that the Justice Department informed the White House that it believed he could be subject to blackmail....
The special prosecutors in the felony fraud case of Attorney General Ken Paxton’s alleged swindling of investors have now pointed the finger directly at the political network of Midland oilman Tim Dunn for trying to taint...
President Trump’s heady campaign rhetoric about possible detente with Russia is coming face to face with the realities of his chaotic new administration. 
Several Senate Democrats have indicated that they want an up-or-down vote on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination, and I think that's positive.
Man, when Trump is wrong, is he ever wrong.He’s meeting today with Elliott Abrams, who’s being considered for Deputy Secretary of State.So people voted for Trump, and they’re getting Jeb’s foreign policy.Thankfully, Rand...
After a marathon hearing last Thursday, the full Senate is scheduled to debate Senate Bill 4 and, with the Republican majority firmly supporting its passage, an affirmative vote is expected to send the hot-button issue to...
Fighting for the Constitution as given to us by our Founders is a noble goal and the anxiety of the conservative con-con collaborators is understandable. We at The New American and The John Birch Society welcome the...
Today on the Senate floor, I contrasted the bipartisan accomplishments of last Congress with the current obstructionism from Senate Democrats. Excerpts of my remarks are below, and video of my remarks can be found here.
America’s problems with TSA have been well-documented. Many of these “security” people are former low-lifes who finally landed the cushy government job.Far too many have delusions of grandeur, and some are blatant...
Today on the Senate floor, I discussed the Senate Democrats’ obstruction of the President’s Cabinet nominations. For the last several weeks, we have been doing all we can to take up and consider the President's nominations...
Thidwick Books is a small, 865-squarefoot bookshop that has been in the same building since 1999, but now it is being forced to either close its doors forever or move away. 
To save American taxpayers’ dollars, I reintroduced the Wasteful EPA Programs Elimination Act. This bill would terminate or eliminate federal funding for 13 wasteful Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs,...
Thursday I addressed the 13th annual Texas Water Day, hosted by the Texas Water Conservation Association, where I reiterated my commitment to reducing federal regulations that impact Texas water rights and water conservation...
I debated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in a CNN Town Hall tonight regarding the future of Obamacare. During the debate, I discussed some of the Republican ideas for replacing Obamacare that put patients, working with their...
One of the challenges government faces is applying century’s old legal concepts, like the Fourth Amendment, to rapidly changing technology. This week, the House will be voting to pass the Email Privacy Act, which passed 419-...
Yesterday I addressed the decision from Senate Democrats to delay and slow-walk the nominations of the President’s choices to fill his Cabinet even though they can’t stop them.

Pages

 

© 2015 TexasGOPVote  | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy