Paul W. Hobby Archives - Texas Scorecard
Criminal Commissions

Criminal Commissions

For several years, Texas has been a model of limited government—at least compared to other states. A new trend is taking us in a disturbing direction: unelected, unaccountable commissions usurping power, undermining constitutional authority and growing government....
Going On Offense

Going On Offense

Like so many, we’ve been pleased to watch Sen. Ted Cruz and other conservatives push back against the Obama Administration’s unconstitutional attacks on conservatives with the power of the IRS. Unfortunately, it’s not just Obama trying to stifle speech and use...
Why We Fight

Why We Fight

As my bomber-pilot grandfather used to say, “You only take fire when you are over the target.” That was driven home yesterday when an anonymously posted – though expensively produced – YouTube video was sent around the state attacking Texans for Fiscal Responsibility....
Ethical Lapses

Ethical Lapses

About 15 months ago, two of House Speaker Joe Straus’ committee chairs filed unfounded “ethics complaints” against me and my organization, seeking to silence us from keeping you informed about state government. This week we learned that the complaints were actually...