Legislative Alerts

KEY VOTE ALERT: Oppose Herrero Walle Amendment pg 148 & 335

March 31, 2015J

OPPOSE Herrero Walle Amendments pg 148 & 335 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 30, 2015 CONTACT: Peggy Venable, (512) 423-2947 This amendment is anti-parent and anti-student.  This vote will be on our scorecard! Americans for Prosperity-Texas will key vote Appropriations Amendments on page 148 & 335, the amendments to deny the opportunity for legislators to discuss […]

AFP-Texas Congratulates Senate For Passing $4.6 Billion in Tax Cuts

March 25, 2015J

AFP-Texas today congratulates Lt Gov Dan Patrick and the Senate for passing $4.6 billion in tax cut measures today which – if passed by the House – will help keep Texas the top state for jobs and a growing economy. The Senate passed three bills – Senate Bills 1, 7 and 8. These bills are the core […]

Local Governance Issues Front and Center this Session

March 20, 2015

It may be cloudy and raining in parts of Texas, but this is National Sunshine Week. The Texas Tribune has posted an opinion piece today “The numbers behind the local control debate” which points to a poll revealing that most Texans don’t trust local government as much as they trust the legislature.    It is […]