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Burton Praises FWISD for Reversing Anti-Parent Policy

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State Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) publicly commended Fort Worth ISD for amending their controversial rules for student bathrooms and other facilities. The policy change can after intense parental outrage and criticism from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick surrounding the previous guidelines – which illegally shut out parents. Burton’s public statement read: “I would like to commend…

State Leaders Demand Budget Cuts

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State agencies are being asked by the state’s top elected officials to cut spending requests heading into the next legislative session. In a letter signed Thursday by Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Joe Straus, the three leaders are requiring agencies to strongly scrutinize their spending habits and come back with…

Paxton Finds Student Guidelines In Violation Of State Law

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Today, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an opinion saying Fort Worth ISD’s transgender student guidelines are in violation of both Chapter 11 and 26 of the Texas Education Code. The opinion comes in response to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s inquiry on whether the district superintendent, Kent Scribner, had the authority to adopt the guidelines…

Schools Are Knowingly Exposing Kids to Sexual Predators

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By intentionally putting the safety of minors at risk, superintendents are going to new lengths to protect teachers that engage in criminal activity. Channel 8 News recently revealed that North Texas school districts are knowingly exposing innocent children to sexual predators, potentially violating state law, and obstructing state investigators in the process. The appalling practice,…

Texas Voters Choose Christian Over Slumlord

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Former conservative lawmaker Wayne Christian won the Republican nomination for Railroad Commissioner last night after an Election Day surge in rural Texas pushed him roughly 7,000 votes past Houston slumlord Gary Gates. The race featured massive spending by Gates, whose multimillion dollar strategy seemed to hinge on tidal waves of poster board size mailers inundating…

More Testimony Expected Tonight Over FWISD’s Transgender Policies

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The Fort Worth ISD board is conducting its regularly scheduled meeting tonight where concerned citizens are expected to testify again on the district’s controversial transgender guidelines. Stand with Fort Worth has organized local citizens who continue to oppose what they refer to as “unlawfully passed” guidelines. State Sen. Konni Burton (R-Colleyville) has been critical of…

GOP: Abolish the Property & Business Franchise Tax

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More than 93 percent of the delegates to the Texas Republican Party’s 2016 Convention approved platform language calling for property taxes to be abolished, among other reforms. It’s no surprise, considering the party’s voters overwhelming supported a similar, non-binding ballot measure during the 2016 primary. According to the plank, the preferred method of taxation at…

More Support For Union Dues Reform

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Months after Republican primary voters sent a clear mandate that they want to end collusion between government and unions, 96 percent of delegates to the Republican Party of Texas convention also supported Paycheck Protection reforms. The wildly popular “Right to Work” plank reads: “We oppose the Employee Free Choice Act (Card Check) and any action…