Monthly Archives: March 2011

SB 14 (Voter ID) is on the House Floor Monday Morning – Call Your State Representative Today

  Fellow Grassroots Texans:   Senate Bill 14, the VOTER ID BILL, is on the Texas House Floor Monday morning (via the Texas Tribune): The House Calendars Committee voted this evening to place the voter ID … Continue reading

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Texas House Appropriations Committee Dips Into Rainy Day Fund

Via the Austin American-Stateman: The House budget-writing committee approved legislation to use $3.11 billion from the rainy day fund on Tuesday afternoon. But the unanimous vote on House Bill 275 did not reflect the true partisan division … Continue reading

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True the Vote National Summit – March 25th and 26th

  Join Patriots from Across the Nation for the   March 25th-26th, 2011Houston, Texas   Featuring:   ANDREW BREITBART – ANITA MONCRIEF – JOHN FUND THE KING STREET PATRIOTS … Continue reading

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TURF Eminent Domain Update

Forwarded from Terri Hall of TURF: Great news! We went from being told this bill was a done deal, a fast-tracked, “carefully crafted compromise” (with all the special interests) that was NOT going to be amended, to having the Land … Continue reading

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North Texas Republicans Leading the Charge on Rainy Day Fund

According to reports from Austin via Michael Quinn Sullivan, North Texas Republicans Bob Duell (Greenville) and Jim Pitts (Waxahachie) are leading the charge to spend the Texas Rainy Day Fund.  Sen. Deuell is advocating expenditure of the Rainy Day Fund in combination … Continue reading

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Governor and House Leadership at Odds Over Rainy Day Fund

  House Appropriations Committee Chair Jim Pitts (R-Waxahachie) is now pushing to spend half of the Texas Rainy Day Fund in order to avoid spending cuts:   Pitts said he’ll push for a committee vote early … Continue reading

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Should the Texas Legislature Cut Spending, or Raid the Rainy Day Fund?

  Fellow Grassroots Texans:   We write to inform you that there are moves underway by the Texas House Republican Leadership to raid the Texas Economic Stabilization (‘Rainy Day’) Fund in order to avoid further spending cuts. … Continue reading

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