Travis County Republicans welcome Obama to Austin

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 in Blog with comments
Travis County Republicans welcome Obama to Austin ...
... while urging him to visit the Border while in Texas
July 9, 2014
Contact: Andy Hogue, TCRP Communications
AUSTIN, Texas -- The Travis County Republican Party welcomes President Barack Obama to Austin for a long-delayed discussion with Gov. Rick Perry on human trafficking, border security, and immigration policy reforms. 
“We are very glad to see that President Obama has worked this important discussion with Governor Perry into his schedule," said James Dickey, TCRP Chairman. "Texas cannot wait any longer for a solution to this humanitarian crisis." ...

Pre-July-4th Parade

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog with comments

TCRP will be marching in an Independence Day parade and celebrating in style at the Pre-July-Fourth Parade in the Barrio!

The parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 28, starting at Eastside Lumber Co., E. Cesar Chavez and Broadway St. The route concludes at Edward Rendon Park, Festival Beach, where the celebration begins.

Cristo Rey/Jamaica Festival will already be in progress at the end of the parade route at Rendon Park. Look for our booth at the park!

TCRP Celebrates Juneteenth!

Posted on Jun 18, 2014 in Blog with comments

Thanks to the coordination of Precinct Chairman James "Pokey" Ritter, TCRP will celebrate Juneteenth -- Texas Emancipation Day -- in one of Austin's oldest neighborhoods.

Find TCRP's booth at the Austin Juneteenth Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 21. (11 a.m. would be better to show up if you plan on helping.) ...

The Cantor Effect: Four things your campaign can do to prevent it

Posted on Jun 16, 2014 in Blog with comments

By Dr. Rosemary Edwards,
Travis County Republican Party Chairman

Why should any grassroots political activist be surprised – let alone shocked – by David Brat’s defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor last week?

It may have caught off-guard those who have considerable difficulty reading the “TEA” leaves. And cable news talking heads may be blaming Cantor’s stance on the single issue of immigration for his defeat in the Virginia GOP Primary. But to anyone who has organized a door-to-door, boots-on-the-ground effort to elect a Congressman, the signs of Cantor’s demise were painfully clear. ...

RPT Delegates honor Dr. Edwards

Posted on Jun 9, 2014 in Blog with comments

During the 2014 Republican Party of Texas Convention and Straw Poll in Fort Worth June 5-7, our outgoing county party chairman was feted by over a hundred friends, colleagues and "happy warriors."

Rep. Paul Workman (R-Austin) hosted a reception for the Travis County Delegation in honoring TCRP Chairman Dr. Rosemary Edwards.