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Burton Backs Reformers in GCISD School Board Race

Burton Backs Reformers in GCISD School Board Race

A conservative state legislator is speaking out about an important election in her community that has captured the attention of grassroots activists in Northeast Tarrant County. Known for her time as a conservative activist prior to her election to the Texas Senate,...
Fiscal Responsibility Index: Tarrant County

Fiscal Responsibility Index: Tarrant County

Tarrant County taxpayers can feel some pride about the scores earned by some delegates they sent to Austin in the 2019 Fiscal Responsibility Index, but they may have some serious concerns about others. The most anti-taxpayer representatives from Tarrant County were...
The Torch of Liberty Lives On

The Torch of Liberty Lives On

The liberty movement in Texas sustained difficult losses on Election Night. Senators Konni Burton and Don Huffines and Rep. Matt Rinaldi were tireless warriors for a limited government that allows the people to prosper, fighting crony corporatist and government...
Burton Backs Reformers in GCISD School Board Race

Burton: Conservatives Must Get Off The Sidelines

Over the last eight years the conservative grassroots in Texas have transformed state government. In 2010, when I was working alongside you in the grassroots movement, we couldn’t even get committee hearings on most of our legislative priorities. After each election...
Workman Doubles Down on Granny Tax

Workman Doubles Down on Granny Tax

When it comes to conservative records, Austin-area State Rep. Paul Workman (R-Austin) can only lean on his 2011 freshman session. Since then, he’s scored a trifecta of F-ratings on the Fiscal Responsibility Index. That’s why it’s surprising that Workman’s recent radio...
Burton Backs Reformers in GCISD School Board Race

Burton Files for Re-Election to Texas Senate

At Tarrant County GOP headquarters today, one of Texas’ most conservative state legislators filed for re-election. State Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) filed for a place on the 2018 Republican primary ballot to represent Senate District 10, which encompasses most...
Joe Barton (Finally) Calls It Quits

Joe Barton (Finally) Calls It Quits

Disgraced US Rep. Joe Barton, finally succumbed to mounting pressure from conservatives, will not seek reelection in 2018. According to the news site Axios, Barton made his decision on Thursday. “I’ve always listened to people in Texas and worked for them...
TAB Mounts Farcical Attack on Conservatives

TAB Mounts Farcical Attack on Conservatives

After every session, a number of groups come out with “scorecards” grading how lawmakers performed in the Texas Legislature. And that’s a good thing. By using tools like Texans for Fiscal Responsibility’s aptly-named Fiscal Responsibility Index, Texas Right to Life’s...
Fort Worth Won’t Join Lawsuit Against SB 4

Fort Worth Won’t Join Lawsuit Against SB 4

After more than five hours of public comments – many from pro-illegal immigrant activists hurling defamatory accusations of racism and white supremacy – Texas’ fifth largest city declined to pile on a lawsuit to block the state’s new immigration enforcement law. By a...