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Geanie Morrison

"Hispanic values are exactly Republican values. They're family, they're education, and wanting to make sure that their children do well. So I think what the Republicans basically believe in are the same values that Hispanics believe in."

Geanie Morrison *

Texas State Representative HD-30

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Blog Posts

Silly Season in Austin

Texas is a great state, I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know, but sometimes you have to wonder what folks on the outside looking in see when they read about what went on in Austin the first few days of the session.

Our former Governor has to go to court on his felony charges, only to have the judge not throw out all the charges, but basically give him a roadmap to freedom.

at Jan 30, 2015 11:02 AM

Chairman Munisteri to Resign Effective March 7th

Austin, TX - Republican Party of Texas State Chairman Steve Munisteri informed the State Republican Executive Committee today that he will resign as State Chairman effective Saturday, March 7th at 1:00 PM.

At the last meeting of the SREC, the Chairman proposed a bylaw amendment which allowed for there to be a seamless transition from the current Chair to a new Chairman without the necessity of the Vice Chairman taking over temporarily. The amendment allows an outgoing Chairman to set a future day for resignation on which date the election for a new Chairman could be held. This bylaw requires the outgoing Chairman to give at least 30 days written and irrevocable notice of a date and time certain.   Read more »

at Jan 30, 2015 7:16 AM

San Diego County Prepares Rule to Force Campaign Money Underground

San Diego voters have a right to know who is trying to influence our local elections. Yet a proposal going before the County Board of Supervisors will mean more dark money and less transparency in our local politics.   Read more »

at Jan 29, 2015 5:37 PM

Texas Lt. Governor Moving Gun Legislation Forward

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick referred the Campus Carry Bill to the Senate State Affairs Committee on Wednesday. The move comes one day following what has been seen by some as a contradictory statement about open carry legislation.

Lt. Gov. Patrick said Senate Bill 11 (SB11) already has enough votes for passage. “The bill author already has 19 Senate co-authors which, because of last week’s rule changes, is enough to bring it to the floor for passage,”

at Jan 29, 2015 3:34 PM

Congressman Smith Questions Companies’ Access to HealthCare.gov

Following news reports last week that as many as 50 data mining companies were provided direct access to monitor information entered on the HealthCare.gov website, I sent several letters seeking an explanation.

Access to HealthCare.gov was apparently provided with permission and even encouragement from the federal government to companies who profit from gathering and selling personal information.   Read more »

at Jan 29, 2015 1:18 PM

PLANNED PARENTHOOD Targets the Hispanic Community in San Antonio and America

The Right to Life Rally was held in San Antonio on Sunday, January 25, in downtown at Milan Park. Mary Thomas from the San Antonio Right to Life directed the annual event. There were several noted speakers including Carol Everett, founder of the Heidi Group.

San Antonians make a common mistake that there is only one abortion clinic in operation when in reality there are a total of three killing clinics in operation with a Planned Parenthood mega abortion complex under construction.   Read more »

at Jan 29, 2015 9:05 AM

How to Handle New Changed Identity Scenarios

What should an employer do when an employee named “Juan” comes in one day and provides a new Social Security card and driver’s license indicating that he is actually “Carlos?” Companies will face name change dilemmas as a result of President Obama’s Executive Action. It will have wide-ranging effects throughout the business community.   Read more »

at Jan 28, 2015 5:13 PM

The President Earns Three Pinocchios

"Our diplomacy is at work with respect to Iran where, for the first time in a decade, we have halted the progress of its nuclear program and reduced its stockpile of nuclear material."

This absurd claim by the President last week earned him three Pinocchios from The Washington Post. Many disagree with the President, including a former International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, official, who says:   Read more »

at Jan 28, 2015 2:43 PM

Chairman Smith Reflects on NASA’s Day of Remembrance

Today is NASA’s Day of Remembrance, which was set aside following the Columbia disaster to honor the lives of those lost from Apollo 1, Columbia, and Challenger.

Our nation has seen moments of both triumph and tragedy in our space exploration endeavors over the last 50 years. Today, we pay our respects to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for the cause of scientific discovery and advancement.

at Jan 28, 2015 1:48 PM

Learning How to Better Secure Our Border

Last weekend, 18 of my House colleagues and I toured our Southern Border. We heard success stories about interagency cooperation in the San Diego section, the frustration of ranchers in Arizona, and concerns about another seasonal surge of unaccompanied children in the Rio Grande. It’s abundantly clear that our border patrol needs help. They need more technology and more manpower.   Read more »

at Jan 28, 2015 8:54 AM


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