Government

Put simply: We are for limited government that works. At TexasGOPVote, we will work as a watchdog to help our state lawmakers and our congressional delegation pull in the reins on unnecessary spending and government bureaucracy. You better believe we’ll expose politicians who seek to act outside the bounds set by the Forefathers in the Constitutions of Texas and the United States.
The Northwest Ordinance—adopted in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation and passed again by Congress in 1789 after the ratification of the U.S. Constitution to govern the Northwest Territories, which included modern day...
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), who famously filibustered the nomination of CIA Director John Brennan over his position on the use of drones against American citizens, has now apparently done a 180 degree turn on the issue after...
My latest investigative documentary now has over 300 thousand hits on youtube.This report exposes the blatant trampling of the Constitutional rights of Americans during white collar crime investigations by the Department of...
AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Attorneys General from 11 other states on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the legality of the Obama Administration’s unprecedented and overreaching greenhouse gas...
Several people have contacted my office with concerns about media reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is purchasing large quantities of ammunition rounds-- some have even said the number purchased is in...
Last week President Obama signed a law which will severely limit the STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge). Thereby telling America that Congress, as in matters of budget and benefits, should not be hampered...
Yesterday I questioned Dr. John Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, at a House Science, Space, and Technology Committee hearing on the President’s research priorities.I questioned Dr...
A Portland, Oregon, woman arrived home to find an intruder in the shower! The Portland homeowner called out “Why are you in my house taking a shower?”The uninvited shower guest replied, “I’m sorry…my name’s Timothy James...
I’ve been getting quite a lot of calls and emails lately asking about ammunition purchases by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), and other federal agencies. I’ve been...
If you talk about the IRS don’t do it via email or text—the agency you mailed a check to this week can eavesdrop without a search warrant or probable cause. Since 2009 the IRS has held the position that the Fourth Amendment...
Today I called on the Obama Administration to stop engineering flight delays and instead turn to a common-sense approach to budgeting. The President and his Administration traveled the country and tried to stir up anxiety...
Is the sale of the jail, which the County will continue to lease, the best way to resolve the problems the County has created by building a jail which the County does not currently need?Texas law allows Counties to issue...
In 1790 James Madison wrote that “a public debt is a public curse.” This is a particularly valid statement to consider since Texans live in a state with some of the highest government debt loads in the nation. Texas as a...
When I was first elected to Congress in 2010, I took an oath to uphold the Constitution. It is an oath I take very seriously, so I am not supporting any of the changes proposed to this country’s gun laws.
Please permit me to share a short personal observation. Saturday, while driving on the Gulf Freeway South of Houston, I noticed flags flying at half-mast. That wasn’t terribly unusual in today’s endless and instantaneous...
Once we were California dreaming and California was the place that you would go to pursue your dreams. Today, it is the state where you are from, not where you are going. When the largest state, population wise, is failing...
The U.S. Senate stood on the side of liberty today as it killed two measures aimed at restricting the rights of law-abiding private citizens.  In a vote of 54-46, the Senate rejected the expansion of background checks to...
The 2013 True the Vote national summit kicked off with a bang. After an opening video welcome for Texas Governor Rick Perry, several hundred attendees from across the nation heard from experts on election reform and voter...
Toni Anne Dashiell at the NRCToni Anne Dashiell was elected as the Texas GOP National Committeewoman on April 6, 2013. She is the current Chairman of Kendall County Republican Party and is past president of the Texas...
Today I introduced legislation that would make it more difficult to raise taxes on hardworking Americans. The government already takes enough money from Americans. President Obama raised taxes by $1 trillion under...

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