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.
This week in Washington, Congressional leaders and the President continued to negotiate a solution to avert the looming “fiscal cliff” set to take effect January 1, 2013. As you may know, the so-called fiscal cliff is a...
There have already been several great bills filed for consideration in the 2013 Texas Legislature. These great bills range from protecting unborn babies after 20 weeks because they can feel pain, to allowing Texas to be one...
During my investigation series, "A Lawless Presidency", I interviewed Ohio Congressman Mike Turner (R) about the Delphi bankruptcy case. Turner said the "entire process was a miscarriage of justice." After...
The U.S. is negotiating at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting in Doha, Qatar, a new legally binding treaty to cap and trade greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide that is emitted when...
The Montgomery County Commissioners have directly circumvented the will of the voters, leading our county further into debt.County voters defeated a $200 million road bond proposal in the November 2011 election,
While this past year has been difficult financially for many South Texas families, we still have a lot to be thankful for. We live in the greatest country on earth, that God has blessed with liberty and freedom. I'm also...
A reader writes:I have just been assigned a paper for American History at my college in which I must:“1. Explain how checks and balances (Federal and State) provided for in the Constitution limit the government’s ability to...
Medicaid currently takes up about a third of Texas' All-Funds budget, and we can expect it to continue growing over the years unless serious reforms are made. According to a 2010 report by Cato Institute Senior Fellow Dr....
In the days leading up to the election, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott issued an opinion about an employer's ability to ban Texans with a Concealed Handgun License (CHL) from leaving a gun locked in their private vehicle...
Today I issued the following statement after Senate Republicans elected me to serve as Whip for the 113th Congress:I’m honored to have been chosen by my colleagues to help lead our caucus during such a critical time for this...
Science does not motivate the 195 parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; instead, it is the Green Climate Fund’s potential jackpot of trillions of dollars.The UNFCCC Executive Secretary...
Says Politico: “The American public overwhelmingly favors raising taxes on the rich as a way to pay down the deficit, while opposing a hike in the Medicare eligibility age or eliminating tax deductions, according to a...
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that over 47 million Americans take part in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the food stamp program. A recent study found...
Conservative talk show host Mark Davis interviewed Dallas author and TexasGOPVote blogger Debbie Georgatos, one week before Election Day 2012, about her new book Ladies, Can We Talk? America Needs Our Vote! You can...
Walmart reported its best Black Friday ever (Black Thursday, really, since the sales started on Thanksgiving night), in spite of union-inspired strikes at a number of stores across the country. “We work hard, so we just want...
This article from the Canada Free Press clearly articulates my innermost feelings about what happened to America on November 6, 2012.An ignorant, brainwashed, selfish, electorate who believed the lies, smears and racial...
It is time for Republicans in Texas to take a leadership role in solving the problem of employee misclassification and payroll fraud. During the 2011 Legislative Session there was good legislation put forward, but it did not...
A staple food group icon of an overweight America now becomes an example of what is wrong in our business system and bankruptcy processes. In an announcement last Friday, November 16th, Hostess CEO Gregory Rayburn, said "...
Congressman Ron Pauls final speech on the House floor before leaving Congress:
My investigation into the Delphi Salaried Pension Scandal, one of the “not optimal” results of the bankruptcies of General Motors and auto parts manufacturer Delphi, turned out to be the tip of an iceberg of a system that is...

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