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The following was sent in from the Dianne Costa Campaign. Dianne is the former Mayor of Highland Village and is running for U.S. Representative in the 25th Congressional District. Dianne has been blessed in the ability to participate in the raising of seven sons and two daughters as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. As a Distinguished Credentialed Mediator, Dianne has a firm skill set that helps bring parties together for a common good.
Last week, my team and I were on the road with campaign volunteers touring Congressional District 25. The newly redrawn District 25 stretches from Hays County all the way up along Route 281 to Tarrant County and encompasses all or portions of 13 counties (Hays, Travis, Burnet, Lampasas, Coryell, Bell, Hamilton, Bosque, Erath, Somervell, Hill, Johnson, and Tarrant). I had such a wonderful time getting to know the residents
LAMPASAS—U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) Thursday hosted a roundtable discussion with Texas farmers and ranchers concerning the impact the current drought is having on their businesses and livelihoods at the Lampasas Cattle Auction, Inc.:
“Our farmers and ranchers are some of the most resilient folks out there, and as Texans we’ve been through tough times before. Read more »
Tuesday, Former Highland Village Mayor Dianne Costa was interviewed on The Mark Davis Show to discuss her candidacy for U.S Congressional District, CD-25. Below is audio and a transcript of their conversation. As a proven conservative leader, Costa gives a brief overview of her record as Mayor for the City of Highland Village and explains how her experience and skill set will serve the citizens of District 25 well in Washington D.C. Read more »
Former Highland Village Mayor Dianne Costa Announces Candidacy for Texas U.S. Congressional District 25
Former Highland Village Mayor Dianne Costa has officially announced her candidacy for Texas U.S. Congressional District 25. On July 27, 2011, Costa filed FEC Form 1 (Statement of Organization) which establishes her campaign committee with its requisite named treasurer, address etc. and FEC Form 2 (Statement of Candidacy) which designates her principal campaign committee.
The newly redrawn District 25 encompasses all or portions of 13 counties (Hays, Travis, Burnet, Lampasas, Coryell, Bell, Hamilton, Bosque, Erath, Somervell, Hill, Johnson, and Tarrant).
The NRCC has reported that Obama’s EPA has been funneling money from the failed, so-called stimulus, which was intended to create jobs in America, to the Chinese government and other foreign groups for various environmental projects.
China and other foreign interests have been significant beneficiaries of stimulus money through the Environmental Protection Agency, to the tune of some $27 million, since the law passed in February 2009.Read more »
Adryana Boyne, National Director of VOCES and VOCES Action political commentator, political consultant, and TexasGOPVote blogger, gave the keynote address at the San Antonio Tea Party's April 17th event held at Pedrotti's North Wind Ranch of San Antonio. George Rodriguez was sworn in as President of the San Antonio Tea Party during this event.
Before Adryana began her speech she recognized Mrs. Susana Statham, wife of US Army Major Marc Statham. Mrs. Statham recently became a US citizen. The audience stood and gave an ovation to Mrs. Statham.
Adryana Boyne discussed what it means to be an American and what her dreams for America are.
Dianne Costa, Candidate for U.S. Congress, Discusses the Debt Ceiling and the Cut, Cap and Balance Proposal
Congress is going to have to decide soon whether and by how much to extend the debt ceiling. In an interview on Silvio Canto Jr.'s blogtalk radio show, Dianne Costa, candidate for U.S. Congress, discusses the issue of the debt ceiling as well as the proposal by the Republican Study Committee called Cut, Cap, and Balance. Dianne Costa is the former Mayor of Highland Village, a city in North Dallas, and is a small business owner. Currently she is the owner of CEMA (Counseling, Education and Mediation Associates) of North Texas, LLC.
See Dianne Costa's comments and discussion with Silvio Canto during the interview regarding the debt ceiling and the cut, cap and balance proposal in the text excerpts below.
Yesterday, in a move of uncharacteristic dexterity, the Texas Senate passed the TSA Anti-Groping Bill. The bill now is in the hands of our Texas House where I am confident it will be dispatched to the Governor for signing and a future court battle over Texans' right to travel without being molested and unreasonably searched. Read more »
Hispanic Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress Dianne Costa responds to a statement of “too many Hispanics in the Legislation”
How many Hispanic legislators is too many? According to Rebecca Forest, 36. That is how many Hispanic Legislators currently hold office in Texas and the reason why passing an immigration law has been ineffective, according to Ms. Forest. Yet according to Dianne Costa, who is a Republican Candidate for U.S. Congress, and also happens to be Hispanic, it is language like that of Ms. Forest that is causing the Hispanic community to stay home and hidden, even if they possess the same values of the Republican Party. Comments like those of Ms. Forest demonize (for lack of a better word) the Republican Party and its members.
Golden Corridor Republican Women host a very special Dallas brunch with GOP U.S. Senate Candidates (VIDEO)
The Golden Corridor Republican Women recently hosted a brunch in which seven candidates running in the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate were given a chance to speak about why they are running and their individual platforms. The Senate candidates who attended, in the order of which they spoke, were Michael Williams, Elizabeth Ames Jones, Roger Williams, Andrew Castanuela, Tom Leppert, Lela Pittenger, and Ted Cruz. The event was held at the Historic Former Home of Clint Murchison, founder of the Dallas Cowboys. Tracy Hancock, Event Chair, Chris Davis, Program Chair, Susan Fletcher, President and the Golden Corridor Republican Women executive staff, advisory board and volunteers did an outstanding job with this event; it ran smoothly and was well-organized. Read more »