Texas Political News

October 21, 2013

Texas Political News: Early Voting Starts Today

Early voting starts TODAY for the state’s constitutional propositions election, as well as various local issue elections. Early voting continues through Friday, Nov. 1. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 5. To view the Constitutional Amendments you can go to: http://votetexas.gov/voting/what […]
October 4, 2013

Texas Lobby Group Legislative Update: Sen. Tommy Williams Resigns

As we reported yesterday, it was likely that more legislative retirements or resignations would be coming… but this one was a real shock. Senator Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands) and the Chair of the Senate Finance Committee has confirmed he will […]
July 9, 2013

Texas Political News: Rick Perry Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election

Texas Political News: Rick Perry Announces He Will Not Seek Re-election Today, Rick Perry, the longest serving Governor of Texas announced that he will not seek re-election.  Surrounded by his family and numerous former staffers, Governor Perry made the announcement […]
October 30, 2012
Texas Lobbyist

Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award

Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award For Immediate Release October 24, 2012 CONTACT: Thomas Johnson Department of Information Resources 512-936-6592 State of Texas Wins National Cybersecurity Award Texas Department of Information Resources Named Tops in Cybersecurity Leadership & Innovation Las Vegas—The winners […]
October 24, 2012

Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Supreme Court Upholds Franchise Tax

Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Supreme Court Upholds Franchise Tax The Texas Supreme Court has upheld the state’s franchise tax, which has been greatly contested and is the second largest source of general revenue for the state. The challenge came from […]
October 19, 2012
Texas Lobbyists

Texas Political News: November 1, 2012 Changes to ACR Requirements

Beginning November 1, 2012, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (ACR) contractor license applicants are required to have at least 48 months of practical experience in air conditioning and refrigeration-related work under the supervision of a licensed ACR contractor in the preceding […]
October 4, 2012
Texas Lobby

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Announces Senate Committee Chairs

Texas Lobby Group News: Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Announces Senate Committee Chairs Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst announced the appointment of Committee Chairs today. The Lieutenant Governor had to replace five committee chairs that will not return to the Senate next session (Senators Mike […]
October 4, 2012

Important Dates for the November Elections

Texas Lobby Group News: Important Dates for the November Elections The deadline to register to vote for this election is October 9th. For details, you can go here: http://www.votetexas.gov/ Other key election dates in Texas include: – October 22 – Early […]
October 4, 2012
Texas Lobby Group

Texas Health and Human Services Meetings Posted

Texas Lobbyist News: Texas Health and Human Services Meetings Posted The following information is public information by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. The Texas Lobby Group is posting it here as a public service for all Texas lobbyists, Texas […]
October 4, 2012
Texas Lobbyist

Representative Bobby Guerra Receives Committee Assignments

October 2, 2012 For Immediate Release Contact: Ricardo Lopez-Guerra 512-463-0578 Representative Bobby Guerra Receives Committee Assignments AUSTIN – After swearing Bobby Guerra into office, Speaker of the House Joe Straus appointed State Representative Bobby Guerra (D-McAllen) to two committees critical […]
September 14, 2012
Texas Lobby Group

Texas Sales Tax Revenue Up 12.6 Percent!

Texas lobbyist political news: Texas Sales Tax Revenue Up 12.6 Percent! The following is a digest of an original article from the Austin American Statesman and figures from the State Comptroller’s website. The Texas Lobby group is posting this summary as […]
September 7, 2012

Texas Election Candidates Finalized by the Texas Secretary of State

Texas Best Lobbyist News: Texas Election Candidates Finalized by the Texas Secretary of State The Texas Secretary of State has certified the final list of non-Presidential Candidates for the November 6 elections.  You can see who is running in your district […]