Posts Categorized: Capitol Hall Report

Unfortunately, TPWD’s Unofficial Mission is to Eradicate All of The Deer Breeder Herds in Texas

If you believe the drama unfolding in D.C. is controversial and corrupt, brace yourself for a startling revelation closer to home within the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). In a recent turn of events, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) finds itself under scrutiny for its mishandling of another Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)… Read more

Electrical grid growth without protection is a fool’s errand.  

As one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, Texas is rapidly outgrowing its capacity to provide the electricity needed to support this growth. The forced retirement of old dispatchable generators and an influx of wind and solar have compounded this problem. The increased demand has placed the electric grid in a precarious situation, made… Read more

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department: Misuse of Eminent Domain Must Stop

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) almost inflicted another black eye on Texas as it aggressively pursued eminent domain of private property in Freestone County but recently, and rightfully abandoned the ill-conceived, un-Texan efforts to forcefully take land from a private citizen. The developments surrounding the Fairfield Lake property outside of Dallas stirred significant… Read more

Israel’s electric grid in the midst of war

Israel’s electric grid is under the worst kind of attack. Although Israel took measures to harden infrastructure and limit vulnerabilities, it is yet to be seen if these measures were sufficient to withstand the onslaught seen in recent days. While it is a world away, the threat of physical and cyber attacks to the Texas… Read more

Past losses are just future wins.

While the 88th Legislature saw some pretty big wins, such as prohibiting the gender transitioning of minors, safeguarding children against explicit drag performances and obscene books in school libraries, and passing legislation to incentivize the construction of new dispatchable generation facilities, there remain key pieces of legislation which failed to pass during the 88th legislative session, so… Read more

Inside look at the historic impeachment trial – from the eyes of a Juror

The 2023 attempt to impeach Attorney General Warren Kenneth Paxton was doomed from the start for multiple reasons; not the least of which was the failure of the House to follow the well-established and time-tested principle of “due process.” Specifically; Investigation goal: instead of seeking TRUTH and JUSTICE they sought IMPEACHMENT. No testimony was required… Read more

88th Legislative Session – Healthcare freedoms and patient protections update

Having recently wrapped up the 88th regular legislative session, it is time to recap what advancements were made in healthcare freedoms and patient protections. Many bills were filed to address concerns in patient protection, licensure of physicians, and transparency in healthcare; issues that were brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic. Patient Protections House Bill 1998, a… Read more

Why Texas Elections are Not Safe or Secure.

Why Texas Elections are Not Safe or Secure. The lack of accuracy, transparency, and accountability in the current Texas election process means it would be impossible to present sufficient evidence in a court of law to prove that anyone elected to public office was actually the intent of the majority of those who voted in… Read more

Federal mandates for COVID vaccination of children and adults.

The data clearly shows that children are more likely to be seriously injured or killed by the COVID vaccine than COVID itself. The Frontline Clinical doctors, who have been successful in treating COVID patients and achieving very high survival rates, are adamantly opposed to a COVID vaccine for children. Texas must absolutely reject any federal… Read more

Why Texas Elections are Not Safe or Secure

The lack of accuracy, transparency and accountability in the current Texas election process means it would be impossible to present sufficient evidence in a court of law to prove that anyone elected to public office was actually the intent of the majority of those who voted in their election. The current Texas election process is… Read more