Texas Legislature

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Message submitted by Republican, Conservative activist Sharon Roberts about the current state of the Texas Budget and why it may be necessary to lightly tap into the Texas Rainy Day Fund.This week,...
Has the modus operandi for the Texas legislature become “let’s help our friends enjoy huge profits while we let the Texas taxpayer pick up the tab for any losses?”This latest bill alert comes from Terri Hall at Texas TURF....
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The Texas House made amendments to SB 14, also known as the Voter ID bill, before ultimately passing the bill 101-48. Sixty-three amendments were proposed in total to the bill yesterday, with only a handful being adopted....
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Last weekend, the fourteen AWOL (Absent Without Leave) Democrat Senators from Wisconsin returned to the state capitol. Big whoop!  These guys are traitors and cowards and deserve to be thrown out of office by their voters....
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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott took a few minutes out of the national TV news schedule today to talk to the people of Texas in an exclusive interview with TexasGOPVote.com.
State Representative Rob Eissler (HD-15) nominated Joe Straus for Speaker of the House during the start of the 82nd Legislative Session Tuesday. Below are excerpts and video from his speech."Now is the time to remember...
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As the Texas Legislature was about to begin, Republican Representatives Phil King, Jim Murphy and Debbie Riddle paused to speak with me about the coming Speakers vote and legislative issues that were important to them to see...
It has become entertaining to watch the back and forth power struggles regarding the election of the Texas Speaker of the House. It reminded me of a game that we played as children where a choice was presented to someone to...
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A few hundred grass roots patriots of Texas gathered Monday on the north steps of the Texas Capitol to voice their opinion that the Republican Caucus should decide who should next sit in the seat of Speaker of the Texas...
The following is a letter in support of Joe Straus written by President of Texans for Life Coalition Kyleen Wright. Why I signed the letter for Speaker StrausA charge has been leveled that...
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In a bill being brought forward in the Texas Senate for testimony this week, The Woodlands State Senator Tommy WIlliams seeks to attack your 4th Amendment rights with a bill that calls for police checkpoints for proof of...
What is going on in the Texas House? I find it strange that even after their electoral beating, the Democrats in Texas refuse to listen to the voters who clearly wanted more conservative governance and continue to obstruct...
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There is currently a push in the Texas Legislature to expand and legalize Gambling in Texas, such as casino gambling. The legislation to legalize gambling is being driven by nearly a million dollars that the gambling...
The committee assignments are in for the Texas House of Representatives.  A complete list of all committee assignments can be found on the official website of the Texas Legislature. The chair and vice-chair assignments are...
Today, I issued the following statement regarding Gov. Rick Perry’s decision to fast-track legislation to provide for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution, for the 2011 legislative session. When the U.S....
Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade opened up the 82nd Legislative Session with a reflection upon our great states progress. "Since last convening for the 81st Session, Texas has been referred to in many interesting ways....
Although Speaker of the House Joe Straus won a landslide victory, there were still a handful of State Representatives who voted against him. Below is a picture of the roll call. The Representatives with red dots next to...
Today is the first day of the 82nd Legislative Session. TexasGOPVote will keep you informed with live updates and pictures.11:30am - The House convenes for session.
Speaker Joe Straus has received 70 votes in the Republican Caucus today.The Texas House of Representatives met today to express who they prefer as Speaker of the House. The three candidates are Current Speaker of the House...
The following is a message from Senator Dan Patrick:Conservative voters across Texas are responsible for the Republican majority in the legislature. They want that majority to select the next Speaker. A Caucus vote will...

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