Jimmie Garcia, a 31-year-old truck driver, is the first Republican to challenge the longtime Weslaco Democrat since 2012, and only the second since 2002.
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Dade Phelan attended a fundraiser benefiting incumbent Democrats, rather than attending a GOP event just a mile away.
Refusing to address property tax burdens in a real and meaningful way gives politicians ongoing talking points and a “problem” to solve, but it does nothing to help struggling Texans.
All but two of the RGV House delegation joined their Democrat colleagues in busting quorum and placing election reform and various emergency items in jeopardy.
Which legislator(s) traded their cowboy boots for leis and went to Maui for a “legislative conference”? No one is saying.
Our mission is to promote self-governance by serving the grassroots. This means we must keep the citizens informed, not appease the sensitivities of politicians.
All legislators must go home knowing not only that citizens are ready to hold them accountable but that we’re equipping voters with the tools necessary to do so.
Texans demand results. Put simply: the Senate delivered, the House failed.
I think it is shameful for these legislators not to pass ethics reform. They are cheating their own voters.