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Travis GOP stands with urban rail opponents

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 in Blog with comments

Opposition to an ill-conceived urban rail plan now has the support of the Travis County Republican Party. The Travis GOP Executive Committee approved a resolution against Austin ballot Proposition 1 by a wide margin Tuesday, Sept. 9.

TCRP estimates that only 1 percent of the Austin population would benefit from the rail line, which would block traffic at several intersections and reduce capacity along certain streets. ...

Art Laffer to emcee Reagan Gala!

Posted on Sep 6, 2014 in Blog with comments

Exciting news, TCRP supporters! 

Not only will we be honoring two Texas Senators who carried on Ronald Reagan's legacy, but we just added one of Ronald Reagan's key advisers to our lineup for this year's Reagan Gala and Presentation of the Reagan Courage Award (purchase tickets here).

Art Laffer, a founder of supply-side economics and the name behind the "Laffer Curve," will be our emcee for the big event on Oct. 6. 

Below is a little more about Laffer and his contributions, via his web page. Don't miss out on this UNPRECEDENTED opportunity to honor three of our biggest conservative heroes and help turn Travis County red!

Austin City Council forums

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 in Blog with comments

Information regarding Austin City Council Races and Forums

Michele Samuelson, our district director for the Texas Federation of Republican Women, has kindly sent out the following information regarding the Austin City Council races and forums. With the new charter provisions (the 10-1 plan), there are virtually dozens of candidates, and the new districts can be confusing.

So here's some information to help you out. (And please mark your calendar for the Republican Club of Austin city council candidate forum for our special luncheon meeting date of October 20 at Green Pastures). ...

Statement on Perry indictment

Posted on Aug 15, 2014 in Blog with comments
"The Travis County District Court is, unfortunately, often used as a weapon by Democratic strategists to attack the leaders of our strongly Republican state. This indictment comes as no surprise given the politicization of our local justice system -- the same system that denied justice by giving our Democrat District Attorney a mere slap on the wrist for her DWI charges. We're confident ...

Reagan Gala 2014 to feature Ted Cruz , Phil Gramm!

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in Blog with comments

Join us for a rare chance to see and meet two legendary Senators from Texas -- and two history-making conservative heroes -- together at once!

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will be presenting the Travis County Republican Party Reagan Courage Award to former U.S. Senator Phil Gramm at our annual fundraising banquet on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014.

We'll have more details soon. Until then, please sign up for our e-mail list (see bottom left of this page) and be on the lookout for your chance to buy tickets to this exciting event!

UPDATE: The 2014 Reagan Gala page is up and running! Share it with a friend. http://www.traviscountygop.org/give/Gala14.html