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Travis GOP commemorates Black History Month

Posted on Feb 9, 2015 in Blog with comments

Did you know ...?

Since Republicans became the statewide majority in 1994, eight Texans in racial minority groups have held statewide office; yet in the 122 years that the Democrats controlled the Lone Star State (1872-1994), ONLY FOUR minority Texans held statewide office.

The Texas Republican Party was formed on July 4, 1867, in Houston by 150 black and 20 white Texans.

Two of the first three statewide leaders of the Republican Party of Texas were black.

The first 42 blacks elected to the ... 

Austin among unhappiest cities to work in America? Why there's hope ...

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in Blog with comments

You've probably heard the buzz that Austin isn't the happiest place to work in America.

Wait ... what?

Yep, we were ranked the No. 5 least-happy town in which to work (for whatever that's worth). According to Forbes and CareerBliss.com, Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami, and even New York City (get a rope!) beat out Austin in key factors such as "work-life balance, an employee’s relationship with his or her boss and co-workers, general work environment, compensation, opportunities for advancement," and "company culture and resources." ...

TCRP HQ has moved

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in Blog with comments

UPDATES (2/10/15): TCRP will be maintaining a "virtual office" for the next several months. You can still reach us at 512-302-1776 and chair@travisgop.com, or by mail at 900 Ranch Road 620 South, Suite C-205, Austin, TX 78734. And pictures of the move have been added!

We may not be heading to a deluxe apartment in the sky, but we are moving on up to a new headquarters location!

The Travis County Republican Party left our East Side offices at the corner of Cameron Road and 183 in late January for a location closer to the majority of our supporters and something more cost-efficient. ...

Welcome event for 84th Legislature a success!

Posted on Jan 15, 2015 in Blog with comments

Our bi-annual welcome to Austin reception for the members of the Texas Legislature was a big success this year, and we're grateful for everyone who helped welcome our lawmakers to their home for the next 140 days.

Photos and list of legislators in attendace to come.

We're especially grateful to our generous sponsors ...

Title Sponsorship: "Proprietors"
Gober Hilgers law firm
Right Side Compliance
 

We did it! Runoff nets 3 Republican City Council members

Posted on Dec 17, 2014 in Blog with comments
Dear Travis County Republican,

Austin City Council meetings are going to look -- and be -- a lot different than they have in the past. And this is due in large part to you!

Last night (Dec. 16), three Republicans were elected to the Austin City Council during the runoff election -- a feat many Austinites thought they would never see in their lifetimes. ...