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To find out what's in this Nancy Pelosi post you'll have to pass it , first!

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 in Blog with comments
"First do no harm" is the primary rule of medicine. 
 
This is why the Travis County Republican Party finds it odd that Congressional minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) would want to be anywhere near the Dell Seton Medical Center's Clinical Education Center on the Brackenridge hospital campus considering all the harm that was done by Obamacare.
 
"As one of the primary agents of Obamacare, Nancy Pelosi should be embarrassed beyond measure to speak at a medical education center," said James Dickey, Travis GOP Chairman. ...

Resolution against RRISD bond

Posted on Apr 13, 2017 in Blog with comments

UPDATE: Bonds defeated! See elections results here. Travis County voters again made the difference. 

The district is claiming that the bond will only represent an increase in $2.33 a month in property taxes for the average homeowner, while the actual costs of this bond issue to homeowners are up to 13 times that amount.

For this reason and others, the Travis County Republican Party opposes this Round Rock ISD bond proposal, urges voters to reject it, and urges the RRISD trustees and administration to propose more fiscally prudent proposals. ...

Reagan Gala 2017 a success!

Posted on Mar 25, 2017 in Blog with comments

11 table sponsors
16 elected officials
265 guests
Top 10 trending event on Twitter (No. 10)
$50,000+ profit

Last night's Travis County Republican Party Reagan Gala was a success on all fronts.

This great public display of just how far the party has come would not have been possible without an incredible amount of effort from an amazing team. ...

Austin Republicans call for change at Capitol, City Hall via new resolutions

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 in Blog with comments

The Travis GOP Executive Committee approved three resolutions at its March meeting. The resolutions include:

* Hail litigation reform -- calling on the Texas Legislature to support House Bill 1774 and Senate Bill 10 as a means of curtailing unnecessary and expensive lawsuits following storm damage.

* Taxpayer subsidizing of illegal immigration -- demanding the City of Austin repeal a section of city code that qualifies illegal immigrants for the assistance of city programs.

* Abolishing abortion -- supporting House Bill 948 which would abolish all abortion in the state of Texas.

Meet Travis GOP's new executive leaders

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 in Blog with comments

 

The Travis GOP Executive Committee on Tuesday night welcomed Gary Teal, executive director, and Tracey Carroll, deputy executive director. It was the belief of the Travis GOP Steering Committee that both Teal and Carroll each have unique sets of skills and talents that would work better together to expand the base of the local Republican Party.