“Legislative bodies allowing a single executive branch official to both write and enforce laws is the biggest threat to our constitutional system of divided government…”
Gov. Greg Abbott has repeatedly extended his 30-day emergency declaration since March of 2020.
“We must work together to stop the Chinese government’s efforts to collect, store, and distribute Texans’ data and personal information.”
The poll comes amid what appears to be a split between Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dade Phelan on what to do with the surplus funds.
The position is appointed by the governor, but requires two-thirds approval of the Texas Senate.
“Whose job is it to decide legislative priorities? It is the elected representative’s job based on direct feedback from constituents.” –State Rep. James Frank
His challenger State Rep. Tony Tinderholt says he is committed to taking it to a public vote in January.
Property tax relief, increased teacher pay, and electric grid reform are just a few of the priorities Patrick said he would like lawmakers to consider in the upcoming session.
“No one is even considering how much more expensive it’s going to be to run government next cycle.”
The candidate for Speaker of the Texas House called a ban on child gender mutilation “low hanging fruit” that should have been passed last session.