I feel it is crucial for our Party's success in next year's elections that we end the legislative session as strongly as we began. It is imperative that the Party pass all of our legislative priority items.
Late Sunday evening, Texas House lawmakers passed HB 1 and took an important step to finalizing a budget that will be balanced and fiscally responsible
"With months to spare, he not only met the goal but exceeded it with a total of $28,625 raised for our party. "
Chairman Munisteri announced that the event was the most financially successful fundraiser of this type in many years for the RPT. To date, the event has raised $197,400.
The bill will be back on the House floor for debate tomorrow morning, Wednesday 3/23 at approximately 10:30am
In the Texas House, at the time of this communication the bill is co-sponsored by 83 Republican legislators, and more are expected by Monday.
Although we face some staff challenges and fundraising is always a constant concern, I believe the party overall is on an upswing.
Governor Dewhurst deserves much of the credit for erasing the RPT's deficit and establishing the RPT on sound financial footing.
RPT Launches New Radio Advertising to Counter Scare Tactics Ad from Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee
"The Republican Party of Texas will stand ready to counter Democratic misinformation on our legislators' behalf whenever it appears."
On Saturday, February 19th, the Republican Party of Texas hosted a fundraising reception with newly-elected Kentucky Senator Rand Paul in Dallas.