Former Rep. Kenneth Sheets Endorses Joe Ruzicka for HD 107

I wanted you to know first - Kenneth Sheets, the former representative for the 107th district, has officially endorsed my campaign. “I’m honored to endorse Joe Ruzicka for House District 107,” Kenneth said. “As a fellow veteran, I know I can trust Joe to be the type of commonsense conservative leader we need in Austin. I know that you can trust him too.” Kenneth Sheets has served our country and Texas with distinction and

Let Arévalo Continue Her Good Work in HD 116

Trey Martinez Fischer announced recently he will make a bid to regain his old seat representing District 116 in the Texas Legislature. I think that’s a bad idea for San Antonio, and I submit that the current seat holder, Rep. Diana Arevalo, deserves a chance to keep her seat. Here’s why. Recently, I met Rep. Arevalo at the

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47

Texas Governor Greg Abbott endorsed Representative Paul Workman for re-election to House District 47 stating...“As a successful small businessman, he understands what it takes to create greater economic opportunity,” Abbott says. “Paul is a proven leader and an effective legislator who has worked with me to protect private property rights, cut taxes and secure our border. He is a principled conservative and someone the voters

CD21 Lamar Smith Retiring from Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. "For several reasons, this seems like a good time to pass on the privilege of representing the 21st District to someone else," he wrote in an email obtained by the

House Speaker Joe Straus Issues Five Hurricane Harvey-related Interim Charges

AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday asked three House committees to begin studying issues related to Hurricane Harvey and state preparations for future natural disasters. In total, Speaker Straus issued five interim charges, which are instructions the Speaker gives House committees to guide their work preparing for the next legislative session. He plans to r

Texas business has to gear up for more politics after beating the ‘bathroom bill’

Business just beat back the so-called bathroom bill in a special session, but there’s little time to celebrate. Not with the lieutenant governor vowing to bring back the issue and the governor on board. Not with primary elections for state office only seven months away. That’s right. Just as one political push ends, another is on the

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