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Texas House Freedom Caucus Launches with Tyler’s Rep. Matt Schaefer as Chairman!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       CONTACT:   JAMES BERNSEN (512) 497-6725 FEBRUARY 14, 2017                     info@freedomfortexas.com     FREEDOM CAUCUS FORMED IN THE TEXAS HOUSE TO EMPOWER GRASSROOTS TEXANS   The Texas Freedom Caucus was launched today in the Texas House of Representatives. The Texas Freedom Caucus’ mission is to amplify the voice of liberty-minded grassroots Texans who want bold action to protect life, strengthen families, defend the Bill of Rights, restrain government, and revitalize personal and economic freedoms …

February 14, 2017

2/6/17 Coalition letter to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick – Grid Security

February 9, 2017

Influential Grassroots Coalition Calls on Governor, Lt. Governor & House Speaker to Rein in Spending!

February 2, 2017

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Texas Public Policy Foundation Crunches the 85th Session Early Budget Numbers

February 2, 2017

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We Frame the Austin Debate in Two Ways

For Immediate Release, Friday, January 13, 2017 Tyler, Smith County, East Texas – Grassroots America – We the People PAC, one of the largest constitutional conservative organizations in Texas, announced its participation in framing the top pro-taxpayer, pro-liberty conservative priorities for the 85th Texas legislative session in two important ways. First, Grassroots America has released …

January 14, 2017

Coalition Stakes Out 10 Priorities for the TX Legislature

January 14, 2017

Squandered Opportunities – Time for State GOP Leadership to Lead!

January 14, 2017

Grassroots America’s Priorities for the 85th Legislative Session

“Limited government principles, coupled with high ethical standards, advance individual liberty, promote economic freedom, and ensure transparent, high quality, efficient and effective services for taxpayers. It is therefore an entirely reasonable expectation that a Republican majority legislature and an all-Republican statewide leadership will pass these needed reforms and necessary citizen protections, the majority of which …

January 13, 2017

Grassroots America Endorses Bryan Slaton for Texas House District 2

House District 2 is currently held by long-time State Representative Dan Flynn (R) who is running for re-election. House District 2 includes the counties of Hopkins, Hunt, and Van Zandt. The Republican Primary election will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  Early voting will be from Tuesday, February 16 through Friday, February 26, 2016. …

December 16, 2015

Grassroots America Endorses Cole Hefner for Texas House District 5

House District 5 is currently held by State Representative Bryan Hughes (R) who is running for Senate District 1. House District 5 includes the counties of Camp, Morris, Rains, Smith (part) Titus, and Wood. The Republican Primary election will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.  Early voting will be from Tuesday, February 16 through …

December 11, 2015

GAWTP Endorsement Bryan Hughes -Senate District 1

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July 10, 2015

JoAnn: Act Now – Tell Them to Defend Texas!

Urgent Grassroots Action Alert! Texas faces federal judicial activism:  Resist or Conform? Our liberties and our state constitution are at stake.   Dr. Thomas Sowell has it right:  “To get their way, the elites must erode or dismantle the Constitution, bit by bit, in one way or another. What that means is that they must …

July 1, 2015

JoAnn: Tues Conference Call – Leaders Speak Out!

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June 1, 2015

Texas Grassroots Groups Warn of a Failing Grade – Hold State Leaders Accountable

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May 21, 2015

JoAnn’s conference call: Border Security & Pro-Life Bills!

Political Games in the Texas House! Don’t miss this call!  Notice of Thursday evening Grassroots America Conference Call with Legislators hosted by The Grassroots Texans Network Educating on conservative state government reforms Mobilizing the Texas grassroots conservative movement Empowering “We the People” Topics:  1) The truth about the House Budget with Rep. Matt Schaefer and Rep. …

March 31, 2015

Notice of Thursday evening Conference Call with Legislators

Notice of Thursday evening Grassroots America Conference Call with Legislators hosted by The Grassroots Texans Network Educating on conservative state government reforms Mobilizing the Texas grassroots conservative movement Empowering “We the People”  What’s really happening in the Texas Legislature? Which bills are moving? Which bills are stuck? Find out what YOU can do to help. Join …

March 25, 2015

Toll-Free Texas Day this Monday!

Next Monday, March 23 is Toll-Free Texas Day – a Citizen Lobby Day at the Capitol sponsored by: Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom (TURF), Texas Eagle Forum and Grassroots America Toll roads are a form of double taxation, and they do not belong in Texas. Predictably, Austin is overrun with toll road lobbyists. Join …

March 20, 2015

JoAnn – Conference Call Thurs w/House Members

Grassroots America Kicks Off Weekly Conference Calls with Legislators Mobilizing the Texas grassroots conservative movement  Empowering “We the People” What’s really happening in the Texas Legislature? What bills are moving? What bills are stuck? Find out what YOU can do to help. Join us for a Texas Grassroots Conference Call! Mark your calendar now for …

February 28, 2015

Austin update from our Executive Director JoAnn Fleming:

Austin update from our Executive Director JoAnn Fleming:   Friends, This is a two-part message.  First, today Gov. Greg Abbott gave his State of the State message at a joint session of the Texas House and Senate.  He laid out his emergency items and other top priorities. In a press release, Grassroots America gave this review: …

February 18, 2015

Grassroots America Comments on Governor Abbott’s “State of the State” Message & Legislative Priorities

Grassroots America Comments on Governor Abbott’s  “State of the State” Message & Legislative Priorities  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2015 Contact:  JoAnn Fleming, Executive Director, (903) 360-2858 or jafleming3@juno.com Austin, Texas – Today, Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming commended Governor Greg Abbott for several priorities he outlined in his State of the State Address. …

February 18, 2015