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The Importance of Political Activism in Fiscal Policy

In the past year, conservatives have seen a lot of political activism in reaction to the Biden administration’s failures. We have also seen backlash from social norms moving away from traditional values. For instance, we have seen conservatives become politically…

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Texas GOP Platform Includes Texas Prosperity Plan

Wednesday, the Republican Party of Texas released its 2022 Platform as approved by delegates to its State Convention in mid-June.  Among the 274 ‘planks’ or policy positions were all three of the items set forth in Texans for Fiscal Responsibility’s…

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Texas GOP Announces Legislative Priorities for Next Two Years

Wednesday, the Republican Party of Texas announced the final list of 8 legislative priorities, approved by delegates to the state convention which took place last week. This announcement is notable for several reasons, chief among them being that the state…

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Texas GOP State Convention Concluded, Here Is What Happened

Thousands of Republicans from across the state of Texas, descended into Houston last week to participate in crafting the platform for the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) among other party organizational items for the next two years. Elected delegates to…

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Republican Primary Voters Overwhelmingly Support Eliminating the Property Tax

Tuesday, among a litany of other issues included on the Republican Primary Election ballot, were ten propositions for Republican voters to consider related to specific policy positions. One of those, Proposition 2, was specific to the collection of the property…

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Party Conventions – Part Three: Building Blocks of the Platform

Those who choose to participate in their respective party convention processes as delegates will have the ability to help craft their party’s platforms among other responsibilities. That process begins at the precinct level with suggestions on changes to the existing…

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Party Conventions – Part Two: It All Begins at the Precinct Level

Primary Election Day is March 1st, but it also marks the first step in the state party convention process, attending your individual precinct conventions. The majority of these precinct conventions take place after the polls close, although some larger county…

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Party Conventions – Part One: The Work Continues After Primary Elections

Early voting begins next week (February 14 through February 25) for the primary elections where both Democrats and Republicans will choose their candidates for the General Election in November. Primary election season is certainly one of the busiest seasons in…