Court tosses waiting period for Texas PACs

August 13, 2014 (http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/court-tosses-waiting-period-for-texas-pacs/ng2kg/) By Chuck Lindell A federal appeals court has tossed out Texas’ waiting period for new political action committees. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the … [Read more...]

Rick Perry forms federal PAC, another sign of a presidential run

August 4, 2014 (http://www.statesman.com/news/news/rick-perry-forms-federal-pac-another-sign-of-a-pre/ngtsH/) By Jonathan Tilove Gov. Rick Perry, frequent guest on the Sunday television talk shows and frequent flier to Iowa, has not been coy about his interest in running for president again. … [Read more...]

Creighton cruises to victory in District 4 state Senate runoff

August 5, 2014 (http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/eastex/news/creighton-cruises-to-victory-in-district-state-senate-runoff/article_c02ac34e-1d1e-11e4-8f26-001a4bcf887a.html) by Matthew Costa THE WOODLANDS — Surrounded by friends, family, and those who helped him along the way at Landry’s … [Read more...]

Texas Senate District 4 runoff election Tuesday

August 5, 2014 (http://www.panews.com/local/x864260696/Texas-Senate-District-4-runoff-election-Tuesday) by Sherry Koonce, The Port Arthur News Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new Texas District 4 Senator. Candidates Brandon Creighton, an attorney from Conroe, and Steve Toth, a … [Read more...]

Rep. Charles Perry to withdraw from House ballot

July 30, 2014 (http://www.lubbockcw.com/story/d/story/lubbock-charles-perry-state-senate/20652/dtvzc-qM30SARYQKECzKsg) Lubbock State Representative Charles Perry announced that he is withdrawing his name from the November 4th House District 83 ballot. He will remain on the Senate District 28 … [Read more...]

Delwin Jones enters Senate District 28 race

July 28, 2014 (http://www.myplainview.com/news/article_51ae9096-1696-11e4-90b9-0019bb2963f4.html) By HOMER MARQUEZ Herald News Editor Former House Rep. Delwin Jones announced Monday that he will be joining the race to replace former State Senator Robert Duncan to represent Texas District … [Read more...]

Austin expected to be No. 2 in nation for job growth

July 25, 2014 (http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2014/07/25/austin-expected-to-be-2-in-nation-for-job-growth/13140777/) AUSTIN -- This week, Forbes Magazine predicted the city of Austin will be the nation's second top creator of jobs over the next four years. According to economist Angelous … [Read more...]

Gov. Perry Announces September 9 Special Election for Senate District 28

July 22, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/press-release/19933/) Gov. Rick Perry today set Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, as the special election date to fill the Texas State Senate District 28 seat, vacated by Sen. Robert Duncan, who has left to serve as chancellor of the Texas Tech University … [Read more...]

Texas Civil Justice League PAC Endorses Senator Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2014 Contact: Carol Sims carol@tcjl.com 512-320-0474 TCJL PAC Endorses Senator Dan Patrick for Lt. Governor … [Read more...]

Texas Clear Winner in Red State-Blue State Comparison

July 10, 2014 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/editorial/19899/) by Governor Rick Perry In 2011, Illinois and Texas each faced a challenging legislative session. The national recession had damaged both states' economies, and revenues were projected to be insufficient to cover anticipated … [Read more...]