Texas Legislature

The following notice was sent out by the NRA's Institute for Legislative Affairs about Gun Rights issues before this session of the Texas Legislature. For those who support the Second Amendment, this is an important day to...
Efforts to pass a worker misclassification bill are moving forward after what was called "the big stakeholders meeting" on Monday. Sen. John Carona, Chairman of the Senate Business and Commerce Committee, brought groups like...
For 140 days every two years, lawmakers, their staffs, armies of lobbyists, activists, journalists, and others descend on the Texas Capitol for the regular session of the legislature. The legislative issue we're watching...
After talking about it for months, Sen. John Carona filed a bill that he believes will help stop the problem of worker misclassification, also known as payroll fraud.The bill could still be substituted and amended, but this...
I submitted written testimony today on Texas House Bill 5. The bill, authored by House Public Education Committee Chairman Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock of Killeen, is being discussed in committee this afternoon.HB 5 replaces the...
I can already see the liberal news headlines.... "Texas Wants to Teach Students How to Kill" is what the gun control advocates will say. They will post pictures (like the one on the right) that makes it look like Texas is...
Texas lawmakers have decided they want to rein in a controversial public school curriculum content and management system that at one point taught “Allah is God.” Most of the state’s classrooms, some 80 percent, are using the...
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus announced committee assignments for the 2013 Session of the Texas House of Representatives. A complete list of all committee assignments can be found on the official website of the Texas...
Researchers at the University of Texas backs up what we've been saying for years: far too many construction workers in Texas are the victims of payroll fraud.
The following article was sent in by Joshua McDaniel. McDaniel is a senior economics major from the University of North Texas and is serving as Chairman of the UNT College Republicans.One of the biggest...
The second of the ten “bill of rights” amendments has been said to be “not needed until you need it.” With the recent public mass shootings prompting gun-ban groups (almost exclusively extreme leftist/progressive/Marxist...
Texas has a Vote Poaching problem. Ballots and votes are being stolen. Voter Fraud is real. State Senator Donna Campbell has filed a bill (SB 554) to stop the voter fraud and to stop dead people from voting in San Antonio,...
My very own Texas State Senator Robert Nichols has filed a "Merry Christmas Bill" that will protect schools and students from getting sued by left wing groups that want to force people to do things like call a Christmas tree...
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today joined Senator Kel Seliger and Representative Charles “Doc” Anderson to express support for legislation to help strengthen Texas’s right-to-work laws. Attorney General Abbott...
One of the trends we've been watching closely is the shift in attitudes when it comes to the "college for all" mentality that has dominated public policy in recent decades. Now, a plan in support of that shift is picking up...
As the debate over gun control heats up across the country, in Texas, we are working hard to make our colleges safer. This week,Texas State Representative Allen Fletcher (R-Cypress), a retired Houston police officer,...
Judging from the first few weeks of the new Texas legislative session, lawmakers are responding to calls for major education reform. Employers, educators, and parents have been calling on our state elected officials to allow...
Also see: OUTRAGE: The Boston Tea Party was a Terrorist Attack according to Texas School Curriculum, Cscope Texas CSCOPE Teaching 'Allah is the Almighty God' The following statement is from newly-elected...
During the 2011 Legislature, the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill out of committee that would allow licensed concealed carry permit holders the option of carrying a firearm open or concealed. The bill did not...
Friday, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst announced Texas Senate Committee assignments for the 83rd Legislature."Texas is the number one state in America to do business, with the fastest growing population, and thank goodness we...

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