Travis GOP wishes you a happy (and free) Holy Week

Posted on Apr 1, 2015 in Blog with comments
This week there has been a lot of selective intolerance shown by those who claim to want universal tolerance -- but don’t want to support the rights specifically listed in the Constitution.
Fortunately, hundreds of millions this weekend will pause and remember, not mere tolerance, but Love and sacrifice.
Whether celebrating Passover or Easter -- or simply acknowledging the undeniable impact of One who taught love for all -- Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Passover, Holy Saturday and Easter are opportunities this week for all of us to stand together. ...

State Chairman election LIVE

Posted on Mar 6, 2015 in Blog with comments

UPDATE: Congratulations to Tom Mechler, our new RPT Chairman!

As many of you know, Republican Party of Texas (RPT) Chairman Steve Munisteri will be stepping down this month to take a position with a 2016 presidential campaign. This means the State Republican Executive Committee (or SREC for short) will select a new, temporary chairman who will serve until the next convention.

If you're interested in watching the SREC meeting as they deliberate on who the new chairman will be, RPT is providing a livestream of the meeting. The Chairman election will begin after 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7.


Travis GOP joins Republicans statewide in honoring RPT Chairman Steve Munisteri

Posted on Mar 5, 2015 in Blog with comments
Steve Munisteri's leadership of the Republican Party of Texas has been marked by significant improvements in every possible area. Financial stability, grassroots involvement, election results and donor relationships are all stronger -- considerably stronger -- than when he took office ...

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, 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." ...