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  • The Legislature's Attack On Teachers

    It’s been another bad week in Austin for Texas schools. After adopting a common sense amendment to use additional Rainy Day Fund money to fund enrollment, the House had a change of heart. Led by Rep. Phil King, Republicans signaled …


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    Will the Trans-Texas Corridor be the next controversy to a take a toll on Perry’s campaign?

    At last week’s Tea Party debate, presumptive front-runner candidate Rick Perry took a lashing from his fellow candidates, most harshly on the issue of his controversial executive order to mandate an HPV vaccine for young girls. The issue hits Perry …


    Rick Perry: Invincible Or Lucky?

    Since Governor Perry formally announced on Saturday that he believes he has earned a promotion from his taxpayer funded rental mansion in Austin to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, his campaign has worked to establish a few narratives in the media. One …


    Double-Dip Driver Declines Re-Election Bid

    Today, everyone’s favorite double-dipping Texas politician, Rep. Joe Driver of Garland, announced his decision not to take another crack at helping himself to our taxpayer dollars. At a time when the Texas budget cannot even meet essential services, we salute Rep. …


    In Case You Missed It: Top House Republican Apologizes For Anti-Semitic Slur

    With all the coverage last week of revelations against Herman Cain and Rick Perry’s “was he or wasn’t he drunk” speech in New Hampshire, you might have missed an embarrassment that hits a little closer to home for Texans. State …


    What Do Texans Think About The Budget?

    In the 82nd Legislature, the Republican super-majority in the House cast a vote for a budget that will devastate the state’s economy and the vital services Texans depend on. We didn’t think this budget reflected Texas’ priorities, and neither do …


    Celebrating Our Texan Workers

    This Monday, we celebrate American workers. It’s a holiday to honor each and every one of us who work for a living, and the generations that have come before us to build up this country to greatness. For millions in …


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    Four More Years?

    We Just Can’t Afford Rick Perry Millions of Texans are paying the price for Rick Perry’s special interest friends—big insurance companies. They’ve charged excessive premium increases, even doubling the increases1 within a single year. Texan homeowners are outraged about these …


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    Rick Perry Thinks You’re A Sucker

    Rick Perry thinks you’ll fall for his latest cock and bull story. He’d have you believe that he ‘confronted’ President Obama over what he calls out-of-control Washington spending. Well, he didn’t. Quite the opposite, in fact. In April of 2009, …


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    The Mansion

    Thanks in part to this ad, Texans are taking notice and speaking up about Perry’s pricey, taxpayer-funded tastes. And it seems we’ve struck a nerve. The day after our ad aired, the Travis County Republican Party filed a frivolous complaint …