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Sen. Patrick hedges his bets while the rejection of gay Republicans raises questions about exclusion of immigration hardliners.The Republican Party of Texas’ faithful will gather in Fort...
A Texas House Committee has set a hearing on the issue of worker misclassification and what more the state may need to do to combat the problem that is particularly rampant in the construction industry.The House Business and...
During the 2013 Texas legislative session, a major education reform was passed to help broaden the educational opportunities of students to be able to compete not only in colleges but in the workplace as well.The bill set...
For the past several years, the Republican-led Texas Legislature has failed to make significant progress in stopping the abuses of workers through unethical employment practices. Many businesses, particularly in the...
When our leaders set lofty goals it creates a pathway to achievement. Over fifty-two years ago, President Kennedy set a goal for our nation of sending a man to the moon and returning him home safely by the end of that decade...
see updated article with more information here: Ken Paxton Supporters Revert to Name Calling When Shown Paxton’s Vote to Mandate Smart Meter Fee for ALL Texansprevious article:Fact: Texas Attorney General...
I recently wrote an article revealing that Texas Attorney General Candidates Ken Paxton and Dan Branch missed several hundred votes each in their past 6 sessions in the Texas Legislature. Missing hundreds of votes is...
Senator Donna Campbell has stirred some debate since her election in November 2012 because of her strong fiscal and social conservatism. She has raised people’s awareness of the issues that need to be addressed in SD25 and...
The State of Texas is missing out on millions of dollars of tax revenue and Texas parents are losing millions in child support payments because of the failure to deal with payroll fraud and employee misclassification and the...
We have to spread the word! The Texas Tuition Set Aside Law is an Obama-style share the wealth TAX on students simply because they are going to college. We have to call our State Senators and State Representatives. We have...
As a resident of southeast Texas, I know the devastating effect that hurricanes have on the great state of Texas. According to the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), this association was created by the Texas...
While some believe education reforms passed by the Texas Legislature last year offer the right alternatives for students who may want to go to college or immediately enter a career, there are others who will push to make...
Now that the state is moving forward with a targeted crackdown on the practice of worker misclassification, which some in the construction industry have called “a cancer,” lawmakers are going to work through the summer to...
Construction companies across Texas that work on public projects are on notice now that the targeted worker misclassification crackdown passed by the legislature in 2013 has taken effect.HB 2015 “Worker Classification” was...
Without question, Prop 6 is the most controversial of this year's constitutional amendments. It seems that the Republican base is split down the middle, and people I respect are on both sides of the issue. According to the...
It's time again to see if we agree with what special interests have pushed through the Texas legislature. Just because the proposed Constitutional amendments passed the legislature is not a reason to automatically vote “yes...
Texas deserves a full-time, dedicated Attorney General who shows up to work everyday. Candidates Ken Paxton and Dan Branch have missed SEVERAL HUNDRED votes each during their 6 sessions in the Texas Legislature. That shows a...
In 2013, Texas Attorney General candidate Barry Smitherman REJECTED a budget increase for his personal government office while candidates Ken Paxton and Dan Branch APPROVED a budget increase for their personal government...
The construction industry is rampant with workers who are misclassified as independent contractors when they are really employees, according to a study by the University of Texas. Workers who are misclassified are often...
Update: New Article "Stop Texas 20% Tax on College Students! Repeal Tuition Set Aside Law!" explains in detail how and when we got this tax...

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