Caucus News

Representative James White: A Proven Leader in the Texas House of Representatives

Posted: January 6, 2016

Although Representative James White and his colleagues in the Texas House of Representatives concluded the 84th Legislative Session six months ago, their conservative accomplishments will not be forgotten. In order to greater strengthen Texas over the next two years, Representative James White and Texas House Republicans focused on three critical areas: a fiscally sound spending plan, the infrastructure necessary to secure economic activity, and an educated workforce ready to meet our employment needs. Each were areas requiring heavy vetting and close consideration.

Dade Phelan: An Effective Leader for House District 21

Posted: January 5, 2016

For 140 days every two years, Members of the Texas House and Senate put their lives on hold and head to Austin to serve at the State Capitol for a regular legislative session. Representative Dade Phelan and his colleagues wrapped up the 84th Legislative Session nearly five months ago, but their accomplishments should not go unnoticed.

Another Successful Legislative Session for Doug Miller

Posted: January 1, 2016

Representative Doug Miller and his Republican colleagues in the Texas House of Representatives delivered one conservative victory after another in the 84th Legislature by cutting taxes, improving education, funding transportation, making the border region safer, protecting life and defending Second Amendment rights.

Statement of Support of Governor Greg Abbott and Speaker Joe Straus

Posted: November 17, 2015

"The Texas House Republican Caucus applauds Governor Greg Abbott for protecting the State of Texas by informing President Barack Obama that Texas will not accept any refugees from Syria in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Paris. Republican members of the House, along with Governor Abbott, firmly believe that opening our door to Syrian refugees irresponsibly puts Texans and our fellow Americans at risk. Speaker Straus has also asked the Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety to debrief with law enforcement to ensure that all appropriate safety protocols are in place. We are in full support of the steps that Speaker Straus and Governor Abbott are taking to ensure the safety of Texans." 

Reflecting on a successful session for Representative Ed Thompson

Posted: July 9, 2015

As we reflect on the 84th Legislative Session we are reminded of the importance of having strong conservative leaders elected to the Texas House of Representatives. In his first two terms as a Member of the Texas House, Representative Ed Thompson has represented the 29th District well, and stood up for conservative values and common sense legislation.

Dennis Paul’s Successful First Session in the Texas House

Posted: June 29, 2015

The 84th Legislature had over 20 Freshman Republican Members, all of them come to the Capitol with new ideas, old experiences, and a will to work hard and succeed. Running for elected office is not easy, and once you are elected your challenges are even greater. Representative Dennis Paul took on these challenges with great pride and the result was an impressive session as a freshman Member.

A Successful First Term in the Books for John Wray

Posted: June 22, 2015

Freshman Representative John Wray is not new to public service. Prior to being elected to the Texas House of Representatives he served on Waxahachie's city council and later served as Mayor. He shared with me that his proudest moment as an elected official thus far was his time spent serving as Waxahachie's Mayor.

A Successful First Term in the Books for John Wray

Posted: June 19, 2015

Freshman Representative John Wray is not new to public service. Prior to being elected to the Texas House of Representatives he served on Waxahachie's city council and later served as Mayor. He shared with me that his proudest moment as an elected official thus far was his time spent serving as Waxahachie's Mayor.