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TAB: Just Another Liberal Lobby Group

TAB: Just Another Liberal Lobby Group

One prominent Austin lobby group has been in the tank for bigger government for a long time, but their vanity is now taking them even deeper down the drain. In a recent lobbying push, the state’s ostensibly pro-business lobby group, the Texas Association of Business,...
A Failure to Lead

A Failure to Lead

As an overzealous judiciary continues to override the will of the people, defending religious liberty has become a necessary battle for conservatives nationwide. With a devout and pro-liberty population, Texas seemed poised to protect the right of citizens to freely...
Byron’s Very Bad, No Good Session

Byron’s Very Bad, No Good Session

Certain perks are supposed to come with being one of the most powerful members of the Texas House – most notably, passing your district’s legislative priorities. Yet on that count, State Rep. Byron Cook of Corsicana failed his constituents miserably. Only one measure...
Villalba Kills Religious Freedom Measure

Villalba Kills Religious Freedom Measure

Saying he is “re-examining” his religious liberty amendment to the Texas State Constitution (HJR 55), State Rep. Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) is taking down the proposal just two days before Friday’s filing deadline after facing opposition from the Texas...
Driving Higher Costs

Driving Higher Costs

Watch out, the Texas Association of Business wants to build a fast-lane into your wallet. These are the same folks who were last heard pushing higher gas taxes. Coming into 2013, they want to jack up your vehicle registration fees. TAB president Bill Hammond was...