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Breitbart: Texas GOP Announces ‘84th Legislature Hall Of Shame’

June 24, 2015

by BOB PRICE Two Texas state senators and four state representatives have been named to the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) “Hall of Shame” for their actions in the 84th Legislative Session. One of the senators, two-time loser Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio), resigned at the beginning of the session to chase her political …

The Cortez Record

June 23, 2015

Career politician Philip “No Show” Cortez has been a failure every step of his career. So why would voters in House District 117 want him back representing them in Austin? The Cortez Record: San Antonio City Council • Cortez voted against setting a lower tax rate in 2008. The final tax was lower than the …

84th Legislature Hall of Shame

June 22, 2015

Today, the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) released their Democrat Hall of Shame for the 84th Legislature. While many more dastardly Democrats could have qualified, these six liberal Democrats stood out due to their egregious actions during the last legislative session. “It’s disappointing that these Democrats expended so much energy this session working against the …

Campaign Management School

June 18, 2015

The Republican Party of Texas is excited to announce the return of our Campaign Management School! This school is a tremendous opportunity for aspiring campaign managers to learn from the brightest political minds in Texas. Participants will learn every aspect of a political campaign – getting your campaign started, managing a grassroots program, communications and …

Platform Process Review Committee

June 16, 2015

Thank you for your interest in the work of the Platform Process Review Committee (PPRC). The platform process is vital to the life of a political party. It is the mechanism by which the organization develops a statement of beliefs and a framework for its actions. A party is defined by its platform; as a …

Campaign Management School

June 15, 2015

The Republican Party of Texas is excited to announce the return of our Campaign Management School! This school is a tremendous opportunity for aspiring campaign managers to learn from the brightest political minds in Texas. Participants will learn every aspect of a political campaign – getting your campaign started, managing a grassroots program, communications and …

End of Session Legislative Update

June 8, 2015

In December, the SREC passed a resolution outlining eight major priorities. Below is each priority as well as the major legislation pertaining to that issue and the final result of the bill. We hope you have found these legislative updates useful. Reduce the Rosebush Blocker rule in the Texas Senate to a 60% threshold, as …

Legislative Update – April 18, 2015

April 21, 2015

In Committee this Week RPT-Designated Priority Bills: • The House Ways & Means Committee, under Chairman Bonnen, reported out his two tax bills this week on a 7-2 vote as favorably substituted. HB 31 relates to the decrease in the state’s sales and use tax rate, while HB 32 relates to decreasing the rates of …

Legislative Update – April 10, 2015

April 21, 2015

In Committee this Week RPT-Designated Priority Bills: • Chairman Dennis Bonnen laid out a tax cut package for the House this week that included both reductions to the franchise tax and to sales tax. • The Senate Finance Committee passed its budget out of committee. This will be heading to the floor of the Senate …