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Attorney for Michael Quinn Sullivan: ‘The Law Is Very Clear’

Trey Trainor, one of the attorneys representing Empower Texans President Michael Quinn Sullivan in his ongoing battle with the Texas Ethics Commission (TEC), fired back at the TEC, the media, and critics who have questioned Sullivan's claims of residency in Denton County, saying that "the law is very clear" and questioning the extraordinary lengths and expense that the TEC has devoted to this case.
Rand Paul

As 2016 Campaign Heats Up, Rand Paul Reaches Out to Texas

Senator Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), widely assumed to be preparing for a 2016 presidential run, has taken several key steps recently to reach out to the Lone Star State, including making preparations to open an office in Texas and sending a congratulations note to a newly elected state senator who is popular with the conservative grassroots.
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Texas Senate Tosses ‘Two Thirds’ Rule, Paving Way for Conservative Agenda

On Wednesday, the Texas Senate voted on mostly partisan lines to throw out a nearly 70 year old rule that made it easier for Democrats to block bills in the Republican controlled chamber. Under the "Two-Thirds Rule," bills could not be brought up for debate without the votes of two-thirds of the Senators, or 21 out of the 31 Senators. Republicans currently have a 20 to 11 majority, leaving them still needing the vote of at least one Democrat to advance legislation.
Greg Abbott is sworn in as the 48th Governor of Texas

Governor Abbott: ‘Texas, Where the Improbable Becomes the Possible’

AUSTIN, Texas – On a picture perfect sunny day, Greg Abbott was sworn in as the 48th Governor of Texas, delivering a message of gratitude and hope for Texas’ future. Abbott began his remarks by giving thanks, offering “my deep gratitude to the people of this state for electing me Governor of the greatest state in the United States America.”
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Texas Ranked Tenth Most Pro-Life State

AUSTIN, Texas -- As Texas' new elected officials are sworn into office this month, they will be leading a state ranked among the top ten most pro-life states in the nation, according to a ranking released by Americans United for Life (AUL), a pro-life legal organization.
Konni Burton's Boots

Wendy Davis Attacks Konni Burton’s Boots as ‘Kitschy’

AUSTIN, Texas -- State Senator Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) made headlines last week for wearing custom-made boots with a "Stand for Life" logo when she was sworn into office, and her Democrat predecessor, Wendy Davis, was unable to resist firing some parting shots at her, calling the boots "a kitschy statement" and attacking Burton's commitment to protecting Texans' constitutional rights.
Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s Legal Fees: $1 Million and Counting

AUSTIN, Texas -- The legal fees to defend Texas Governor Rick Perry since he was indicted by a grand jury last August for two felony charges have passed the one million dollar mark, according to the latest campaign finance report filed by his PAC, Texans for Rick Perry.

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