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.
Many employers across Texas cheat the system everyday by misclassifying workers as independent contractors instead of employees. The result is a loss of tax revenue and unemployment insurance, dodging of child support...
Texas has a history of taking a bold stand. Anyone Remember the Alamo? At the Alamo, Texans took a stand knowing they might lose their lives. They could have surrendered or they could have retreated. They instead stood their...
President Barack Obama is having a press conference today at 10:55 Central Time to announce his plans for gun control in America.  Will he follow the Constitution and simply request legislation?  Or will he take...
U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX-32), Chairman of the House Rules Committee and a Member of House Republican leadership, released the following statement yesterday in response to President Obama’s press conference:In the...
My very own Congressman, Steve Stockman, is working hard for Texas and America. Congressman Steve Stockman was first elected to Congress in the Republican Revolution of 1994. He beat long-time US Representative icon Jack...
The Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Chairman Steve Munisteri has sent an open letter to U.S. Congress Speaker Boehner, expressing Texas’ GOP grassroots’ extreme disappointment with the recent tax-and-spend-but-no-spending-...
Georgetown Constitutional Law Professor Michael Seidman’s January 2nd, 2013 New York Times Op-Ed “Let’s Give Up on the Constitution” has created a stir. While some dismiss his op-ed as a rant based on frustration that...
Just in case you want to know why the Second Amendment is important, consider what happened in Georgia. An intruder came in the house, and a woman with her two children hid in a crawl space before the perpetrator opened the...
The lost decade continues along with the permanent Obama recession. (The latter name was coined by Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute and it shows the perilous position of our economy and the slow growth that...
Please forward this to all conservative Republicans in Texas. We must Stand up for conservative values and Joe Straus MUST be defeated. The Texas Speaker Election is tomorrow, Jan 8th, 2013. Contact your State Representative...
The following is a statement released by Texas Governor Rick Perry in response to Obama’s proposed gun control measures:The Vice Presidents committee was appointed in response to the tragedy at Newtown, but very few of...
The White House has released a transcript of President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden's annoncement of gun control proposals and executive orders.  As soon as the executive orders, which were signed in a photo-op with...
I issued the following statement regarding yesterday evening’s vote on H.R. 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act.Under President Obama, the federal government now borrows 42 cents for every dollar it spends. No family...
In 2012, lobbyists for the payday lending industry strived to become the largest campaign donors in Austin. The reason: many state legislators and local municipalities are evaluating limitations to payday lenders by capping...
Guns don't kill people.  People on psychotropic drugs kill people - sometimes with guns. Last week, publications in the firearms industry around the U.S. reported...
The following came in from NRA Spokeswoman Jacqueline Otto:Fairfax, Va. – The National Rifle Association of America is made up of over 4 million moms and dads, daughters and sons, who are involved in the national...
This past week, I was sworn in as the Representative for the new 10th Congressional District of Ohio. The newly created District is comprised of all of Montgomery and Greene counties, as well as a portion of Fayette County....
As Commissioner of the Texas General Land Office, Jerry Patterson is tasked with a wide variety of responsibilities to the people of Texas. Many of these responsibilities are not well known so I sat down with Commissioner...
We just passed a tax increase so we can have more spending. It was hardly what we were promised, nor did the Middle Class get a tax cut. While tax rates remained the same, their overall taxes went up... The average Joe and...
Welcome to 2013! May God smile on you, your families, your businesses, and our country.If you can, please come with us to Austin this Tuesday to watch the noontime swearing in of our new Texas House representatives. It’ll...

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