August 23rd, 2015
Hispanic Republicans of Texas - November 2016 is still more than a year away, but for many organizations and candidates the campaigning has already started.
July 28th, 2014
The special Texas House committee appointed by Speaker Joe Straus to scrutinize Gov. Perry’s job-luring pots of money – chiefly the Texas Enterprise Fund – got down to work last Wednesday. In its first hearing, the House...
May 3rd, 2013
Texas Senate Passes NRA-Backed Campus Parking Lot Bill And House Schedules Pro-Gun Measures For Consideration This Weekend
The following is a press release from the NRA Institute for Legislative Action:As NRA members begin to gather in Houston for the 2013 Annual Meeting, action is heating up in Austin on Second Amendment-related measures....
January 11th, 2013
This past Tuesday, the 83rd Legislative Session of Texas began in Austin at the Capitol building. The morning before the State Representatives and State Senators took their oath of office, I attended a Tex Mex breakfast...
August 6th, 2015
Supreme Court Justices Don Willett and Eva Guzman along with Rep. Jason Villalba are now among those mentioned as potential successors to the AG who was hand-picked by Ted Cruz and Tim Dunn.
June 6th, 2014
As the delegates to the Texas Republican State Convention gather to craft the Party’s message for the general election cycle, no issue seems to animate the base more than illegal immigration. While the delegates will...
April 29th, 2013
State Rep. Jason Villalba’s Teacher Appraisal Bill is Another Vital Step Toward Upgrading Texas Public Schools
Texas’ 83rd Legislative Session features an important theme, reflected in numerous pending bills: the determination to improve the public education system, and to protect and advance school choice, especially for low-income...
December 20th, 2012
Texas Bill will Give Guns to Teachers - Some School Teachers ALREADY Carry Guns - Congressman Says Armed Principal Could Have Stopped CT Massacre
Texas State Representative Jason Villalba has announced that he will file a bill to allow teachers to have concealed handguns at schools. Should Teachers pack heat at Schools to be able to protect kids from mass shootings? I...