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AUSTIN, TX -- Texas Alliance for Life recently obtained public documents from the University of Texas showing that the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TPEP) has only a single funding source, the Susan Thompson Buffett...
On Monday, some folks are once again planning to protest the reelection campaign of Texas House State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook.
The group that secretly videotaped Texas lawmakers this year after receiving large donations from various conservatives, including higher ed critic Jeff Sandefer, attempted to persuade Democrats at the state and local levels...
There are many legislators to whom pro-life advocates owe a debt of gratitude for the numerous successes of the 84th Texas Legislature. Few, however, are more deserving than House State Affairs Committee Chair Byron Cook....
The National Football League faces a growing backlash over the way cheerleaders are compensated and the reason for it will sound very familiar to regular readers of Construction Citizen.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stood before Judge George Gallagher in a state district court in Collin County and the AG pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges leveled against him. Moments later, Paxton’s criminal...
Nearly two-thirds of Texas Republican voters polled say that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should resign. The poll comes in the wake of three indictments related to securities fraud that were handed down against the...
Now that a plan to slash state funding for a therapy program for severely disabled children has become better known, a growing number of Republicans – including the Texas Senate's Transportation Committee Chairman and a key...
There has been a lot of discussion about the 84th Legislature's failure to pass Representative Craddick's HB 80. Having worked for the Legislature during the recent Session, I saw and still see the issue of texting and...
The following article was authored by Keith Weiner and originally published on SNBCHF.com.
Video also shows Texas Right to Life President Jim Graham was ecstatic about police citations that he and Sullivan would later use as tools for fundraising
Fun was had by all inside a country dance at Cook’s reelection kickoff – but, out on the street there was a small protest led by staffers paid by Tim Dunn who clashed with police and tried to use their disrespect for law...
AUSTIN, TX -- Today, the Office of the Inspector General at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission issued a letter ending Planned Parenthood's participation in the state's Medicaid Program.
Texas Alliance for Life applauds the strong efforts of Republican leadership in Congress to move forward with a strategy of shifting funds from Planned Parenthood to better providers of women's health services -- providers...
Straus’ spokesman fires back: “The freedom these extremists enjoy to engage in ridiculous attacks is protected by our heroic first responders.”
As Texans, we have a style of our own – from our hospitality to our headwear.But you may be surprised to hear the iconic symbol of Western culture, the cowboy hat, only became an official state symbol a couple months ago...
Hispanic Republicans of Texas - November 2016 is still more than a year away, but for many organizations and candidates the campaigning has already started.
There are several good reasons why Representative Craddick’s texting bill has failed three times in the State Legislature. By being a personal witness to the debate in the most recent session, I have been able to articulate...
In his 4th of July column, Steve Blow leveled hefty claims that public officials have been lying about protecting women’s health by regulating the abortion industry.
Wednesday I applauded the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for ruling in favor of several health and safety provisions in Texas legislation, House Bill 2, which ensures that abortion clinics meet the safety standards of state...

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