Posts Categorized: Capitol Hall Report

It Is “We the People” not “We the Employers”

Unfortunately we have too many elected officials who seem to have forgotten that the primary purpose of government is to protect individual liberty. Many individuals across our state and nation are facing a devastating choice: whether to take a vaccine they do not want, or to leave their jobs, forfeiting their means to provide financially… Read more

No Vaccine Mandate!

On Thursday, September 9th, President Joe Biden announced his newest plan for the expanded federal pandemic response to COVID-19. That plan includes steps to mandate vaccinations in ways which clearly violate both individual and employer rights. Most notably, President Biden stated that all employers with 100 or more employees must either require their workforce to… Read more

Constitutional Amendment Propositions – November 2, 2021

Proposed constitutional amendments are voted on in the November election after each legislative session. This year the election date will be November 2, 2021. There are eight proposed constitutional amendments. The ballot language and a short explanation of each are below. Proposition No. 1 (H.J.R. 143) What will be on the ballot: “The constitutional amendment… Read more

Every person’s right to maintain their right to informed consent must be protected.

Based on what is now known about the risk of the COVID-19 vaccines, Texans have good reason to proceed with caution. As of July 30th, 2021, the government Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) reported that at least 12,366 people have died, and at least 545,338 experienced adverse reactions to the vaccines. Unfortunately, some businesses… Read more

Texas Border Interstate Compact

Nations only exist to the extent that people recognize and adhere to the laws within. Likewise without recognition of the laws and sovereignty of a nation, a border is nothing more than an imaginary line. Whether it be Danube River of ancient Rome or the Rio Grande of modern Texas, borders exist to serve a… Read more

Protecting the Innocence of Children in Texas.

It is no secret that we live in a time of absolute moral upheaval, with items as basic and fundamental as what it means to be male and female being called into question. There are now more lewdness and obscenity on accessible display than ever before in our nation’s history, and the left’s ever-evolving dogma… Read more

Texas Electric Grid Resilience is Priority – Fix the Problem

The 87th Legislature marks the fourth legislature (that’s over six years) that a resilient electric grid has been one of my top legislative priorities. While we were successful in getting legislation out of the Texas Senate, the proposal repeatedly failed to make it through the process to become law. Legislators need look no further than… Read more

25% Tyranny is still Tyranny -CHR

25% tyranny is still tyranny. Today the Texas government reiterated its newly found disdain for liberty and justice when they proudly announced their vision for re-opening Texas. This is not enough. Texans do not want incremental liberty and freedom. Texans want and deserve liberty and freedom in full. The appropriate response to the tyranny that has been imposed on… Read more

Capitol Hall Report – The fear factor: Fear is not a principle for good policy

The fear factor: Fear is not a principle for good policy. Franklin D. Roosevelt, elected in 1932 at the peak of the Great Depression, opened his inaugural address with the now legendary statement: So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning,… Read more

Capitol Hall Report – Open for Business – Just Not the State’s Business

Open for Business – Just Not the State’s Business On March 18, 2020 the Texas Capitol was closed to the public by the State Preservation Board in response to the Governor’s Executive Order shutting down most economic and social activity across the state due to the perceived rise in COVID-19 cases. Now, almost five months… Read more