Cary Cheshire

Cary Cheshire is the Vice President of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. A 6th Generation Texan, Cary attended Texas A&M University was active in a number of conservative causes including Ted Cruz's Senate campaign. He has also worked on campaigns to elect conservatives to Congress and the Texas Legislature. Cary enjoys college football, genealogy research, and the occasional craft beer.
Battleground…Israel?

Battleground…Israel?

After being embarrassed in the November elections that saw Wendy Davis and fellow Democrats across the state go down in flames, the agents behind Battleground Texas are seeking to “repair” their reputation. To do so, they’re packing up and leaving the Lone Star State...

Texans Rally in Support of Open Carry

Texans Rally in Support of Open Carry

Monday morning, scores of Texans from around the state flocked to the Capitol to speak to lawmakers. With empty holsters and “Come and Take It” flags in tow, members of Open Carry Texas and other gun rights groups rallied in support of  legislation that most would not...

Faith and Family Day in Texas

Faith and Family Day in Texas

The Texas legislature is back in Austin this year and a number grassroots activists are making sure that the rights of Texans are protected rather than ignored. One group, Texas Values, is preparing to host the 2015 Texas Faith and Family Day at the Texas Capitol on...

Patrick Releases Committee Assignments

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Patrick Releases Committee Assignments

Texas State Senators will be able to get to work quickly when they return on Monday after action by their new presiding officer. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick ended his first week in his new office by releasing his Senate committee assignments. In assigning the positions,...

Senate Two-Thirds Rule Reformed As Promised

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Senate Two-Thirds Rule Reformed As Promised

Conservatives around the Lone Star State rejoiced Wednesday afternoon when the Texas Senate did away with the long reviled two-thirds rule by a vote of 20–10*, with Sen. Craig Estes voting “present, not voting." A united Republican caucus joined by lone Democrat Sen....

Abbott Takes the Reins of Texas

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Abbott Takes the Reins of Texas

For the first time in 14 years, Texans will have a new leader in the Governor’s mansion. Taking over from longtime Governor Rick Perry, Greg Abbott was sworn in Tuesday morning before throngs of Texans on the south steps of the Capitol with a Texas-sized dose of pomp...

Abbott Takes the Reins of Texas

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Patrick Takes Position as Lieutenant Governor

Texas began its changing of the guard this morning as Dan Patrick was sworn in as the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of the Lone Star State. Receiving the oath of office from his son, a state district judge from Houston, Patrick will take the position alongside Gov. Greg...

Small Businesses Call for Tax Relief

Small Businesses Call for Tax Relief

The Texas Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business, a group that represents small business, recently began a radio ad blitz across the state. The ads, which are airing in Houston, Austin, and all other major cities in the state decry the state’s...