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Educrats Emerge In Primary Races

Primary season is finally, officially under way, and I've started going through and looking at the Republican primary candidates in the Texas House races. Β We're looking at a pretty full cycle, what with open seats, Tea Party challengers, and a bumper crop of educrats...

Re-Setting Committee Chairs

At first blush, House Speaker Joe Straus’ new committee chairs indicate he heard the message voters sent in November — welcome news for taxpayers. Perhaps the biggest win is seeing liberal Rene Oliveira removed from the Ways & Means chairmanship, replaced by Taxpayer Pledge signer Harvey Hilderbran.