Tag: labor union

Texas GOP Chairman ‘Very Supportive’ of Bill Reforming Public-Sector Unions

AUSTIN, Texas — Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Chairman Tom Mechler spoke to Breitbart Texas to express his support for SB 1968, a bill filed by Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston) that would end the practice of automatic payroll deductions for labor union dues for the majority of public-sector unions. Mechler was elected the new RPT Chairman in an election earlier this month.

Texas Senate Considering Bill That Could Financially Kill Public-Sector Unions

A bill filed by Texas State Senator Joan Huffman (R-Houston) could prove to be the financial death penalty for many public sector labor unions across the state. The bill, SB 1968, was filed at the very end of the bill filing period for this Legislative Session last Friday, and would end the practice of automatic payroll deductions for labor union dues for the majority of public sector unions.

What’s Up with Prices at the Pump?

After initially driving down the price of oil by increasing its production, which gave Americans a welcome drop in prices at the pump, could Saudi Arabia now be pushing them back up?

The Story Behind Rick Perry’s AFL-CIO Membership

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Rick Perry caused a buzz on Friday when he mentioned that he was a dues-paying, card-carrying member of the AFL-CIO, and Breitbart Texas has learned that his union affiliation is with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the same organization formerly headed by Ronald Reagan before he entered politics.

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Rick Perry: I’m a Card-Carrying Member of the AFL-CIO

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Rick Perry told a conservative conference on Friday that he is a dues-paying, card-carrying member of the AFL-CIO labor union, as part of a larger discussion about successful Republican messaging strategies.