Harris Makes Final Push During District Tour

Texas House District 8 candidate Cody Harris, former Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and Dr. Linda Timmerman conducted a district-wide Get Out The Vote tour Thursday, May 17. The Navarro County Rally included lunch at the Corsicana Country Club. Timmerman, one of Harris’ primary

Forum Reveals Few Differences Between Cole, Vela on Economic Issues

A forum focused on business and economic issues largely revealed little daylight Wednesday between Texas House District 46 Democratic candidates Sheryl Cole and Jose “Chito” Vela. That daylight, though, shone brightly in their answers to the first question: How much

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold Resigns from Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Corpus Christi, resigned on Friday. The decision marks the capstone of a tumultuous few months for the four-term congressman, who has been dogged by sexual harassment allegations and an ongoing ethics...

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

Rep. Gutierrez to Announce Plans for Senate District 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2018 Contact: Matthew Hall, 682-558-2816, info@rolandgutierrez.com SAN ANTONIO, TX – On Saturday, March 10th, Representative Roland Gutierrez will join supporters and community leaders for an important announcement on his plans for...

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

CD5 Rep & House Banking Chairman Jeb Hensarling Will Not Seek Re-election

Jeb Hensarling, U.S. Congressional District 5 Representative and chairman of the House Financial Services Committee announced today that he will not be seeking re-election in 2018 and will instead be retiring. Today I am announcing that I will not seek re-election to the US Congress in 2018. Although service in Congress remains the greatest privilege of my life, I never intended to make it a

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff

Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff as the transition to the interim and preparations for the 2019 legislative session begin to take place. The Governor’s long-time Chief of Staff, Daniel Hodge, will be transitioning to the private sector and will be replaced by Luis Saenz, who prior to his most recent position as the