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Labor Union Lauds Republican Lawmakers

Labor Union Lauds Republican Lawmakers

Given the legislative priorities of the AFL-CIO, it’s difficult to imagine why any Republican legislator would want to receive the endorsement of the liberal labor union.

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...

Straus’ Revisionist History

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Straus’ Revisionist History

In a recent interview, liberal House Speaker Joe Straus was asked to respond to allegations from many, including Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, that conservative bills went to House Calendars only to die without a vote. Citing the example of SB 1968 by State Sen. Joan Huffman...

Joined at the Hip

Joined at the Hip

The first day of the Texas State Democratic Party Convention gave voters important insights on the party’s relationship with organized labor and the implications in has for the Lone Star State. Texas Democrats gathered in Dallas with the stated objective of “Turning...