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Sid Miller Plants Solid Win to Become Texas Ag Commissioner

Former Texas State Representative Sid Miller will become the next Texas Agriculture Commissioner after a solid victory over his Democrat opponent Jim Hogan. Miller won a decisive victory by garnering nearly 60 percent of the vote. His opponent only received about 37 percent of the vote. Miller will replace outgoing Commissioner Todd Staples who decided not to run for re-election in order to pursue a run for Lt. Governor in the Republican Primary.

at Nov 5, 2014 11:04 AM

Deportation: Is It Even a Viable Option?

Deportation of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants has always been and remains a contentious issue. At a time when all liberty loving Texans are concerned with the worrisome growth in federal law enforcement resources and domestic spying, do we really need to add more federal “cops” for any purpose – even mass deportation?   Read more »

at Apr 22, 2014 5:25 PM

McClennan County GOP Presents - Texas Lt. Governor Candidates Debate

The McClennan County GOP and KCENTV are hosting a debate tonight between the four candidates for the Republican nomination to be the next Lt. Governor of Texas.  The candidates are, Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, State Senator Dan Patrict and Texas Ag Commissioner Todd Staples.  Following is the live stream for the video.  Please watch it here and them talk about it in the Facebook comment stream below. - KCEN HD - Waco, Temple, and Killeen   Read more »

at Dec 12, 2013 7:01 PM

Texas Lt. Governor Forum – San Antonio, Texas

The Bexar County Republican Party sponsored a Texas Lt Governor Forum in San Antonio at Pedrotti’s Ranch on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Candidates present who thought enough of their candidacy and the audience were Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson and Todd Staples. All seasoned Republicans. Patrick is a Texas State Senator District 7, Patterson is the Land Commissioner and Staples is the Agriculture Commissioner. Patrick was accompanied by his wife Jan and Staples also had his wife Jane present at the forum.   Read more »

at Nov 6, 2013 9:48 AM

Senator Ted Cruz will be speaking at the Kingwood TEA Party Constitution Day Celebration and Fundraiser on 8/19

The following is a press release from the Kingwood TEA Party regarding their Constitution Day celebration on August 19th:

We are looking forward to having all of you join us as we celebrate the United States Constitution with Senator Ted Cruz, Attorney General Abbott, and a large gathering of our elected officials and candidates.

Senator Ted Cruz will be speaking at 6:00pm at the Kingwood TEA Party Constitution Day Celebration and Fundraiser on 8/19.   Read more »

at Aug 15, 2013 1:13 PM

Recap of the 2013 Texas Young Republican Federation Convention

The Young Republicans of Texas have a good thing going. After just wrapping up my first YR State Convention as a card-carrying member myself, I am impressed. The first thing that comes to mind in my reflections is the level of sheer continuous activity and opportunity available to us at the convention from check-in Friday evening and check-out Sunday morning.

at Aug 13, 2013 11:50 AM

2013 Texas Young Republican Federation State Convention to be Held in Austin This Weekend

This weekend the Texas Young Republican Federation is holding its annual convention in Austin, Texas. The Texas Young Republican Federation is the premier organization for political activists under 40 who are involved in politics.

This annual convention gathers young Republican professionals from around the state to hear some great speakers, make new political connections, and meet other young activists from around the state.

This weekend's meeting at the Omni Hotel in downtown Austin promises

at Aug 8, 2013 4:45 PM

The Future of Republicanism to Gather in Austin Next Week - Texas Young Republican Federation Convention Aug 9-11

Last week, CNN asked if the "Young Republican" are "The Republicans of the Future?" Many would say that is a resounding YES! Last week, the National Federation of Young Republicans held their annual meeting in Mobile, Alabama. Next weekend (August 9-11) Texas will host its own convention of Young Republicans as the Texas Federation of Young Republicans march into Austin, Texas.

New Hampshire Young Republican Tyler Denton told CNN, "The GOP has become too much of a club that defines itself by who it's leaving out," he says.

at Aug 3, 2013 3:25 PM

The Eyes of Texas are on San Antonio & Attorney General Greg Abbott

What is Next for Greg AbbottThe beautiful city of San Antonio, Texas has become the go-to place for high level Texas political leaders to make important announcements about their political future. This week, Texas Governor Rick Perry traveled to the Alamo city to announce he would not seek re-election to the office he has held since George W. Bush became President in 2001. Tomorrow, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will be traveling to San Antonio to announce his future political plans,

at Jul 13, 2013 3:21 PM

UNA NACION UNDER GOD – A Dialogue Austin in Texas Part 1

Panelists at the Una Nacion Under God – A Dialogue: The panel consisted of Ivan Andarza, an immigration attorney, Dr Alex Mendes Director of Hispanic Ministries, Evangelical Free Church of America, Dr Richard Land President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Hon Diane Costa former Mayor of Highland Village, Adryana Boyne National Director of VOCES Action, Dr Daryl Boyne President of VOCES Action, Hon Todd Staples, Texas Agriculture Commissioner, and Hon Francisco ‘Quico’ Canseco Former US Congressmen

On Saturday, April 6, 2013 Una Nacion Under God – A Dialogue, hosted by VOCES Action, Conservatives in Action and the San Antonio Tea Party partnering with Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, brought a most needed Hispanic Outreach conversation to the state Capital in Austin, Texas.   Read more »

at Apr 15, 2013 2:01 PM


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