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Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Raises Legislative Stakes with Nuclear Option, Lt. Dan is “all in” for Special Session

Dan Patrick is a hard-working, prepared, proven leader who shows up on the front lines of a battle for principle and is never afraid to stand up and speak up. We don’t have to look under desks to find our Texas Lieutenant Governor. Lt. Dan doesn’t do “drive by” leadership. He’s not looking down from …

May 20, 2017

House GOP Penalizes Conservatives for Defying Democrats! Conservative Texas House Freedom Caucus, Fed Up, Declares War on Texas House Leadership

May 12, 2017

Smith County Commissioners Court – Please Stop!

We Respond to County Using Tax Dollars to Hire More Lawyers Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Tyler, Smith County, Texas – The following statement is in response to the Smith County Commissioners Court’s unfortunate decision to fight District Judge Jack Carter’s order, which released three 2014 executive session videos of the Commissioners Court deliberating a 10-year …

April 27, 2017

Judge Baker Case AG’s Investigator Report – Redacted by AG

Here is the full report from the AG Investigator on the ATS Scandal Case involving Judge Baker   Part One Part Two

April 24, 2017

Judge’s Order Granting PIA Requests

Public Information Act Request, Judge’s Order Granting PIA Request, Texas Attorney General’s Response to PIA Request

April 23, 2017

Prosecutor’s Exhibits from State of Texas vs. Joel Patrick Baker

These are the Prosecuting Attorney’s Exhibits that would have been presented in Judge Joel Baker’s trial if a plea deal hadn’t been reached and accepted by the State.    

April 23, 2017

ATS Scandal Records Released -Judge Carter grants Public Information Request

April 20, 2017

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The GOP Gets Another Chance

The Day After We Got another Chance November 9, 2016 Friends, This is a quick note as I rush to get on the road to be with my Dad in MS. He’s a healthy, active, spry 80 years young and a bit headstrong. Today, he was up on one of the barns sweeping leaves off …

November 10, 2016

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2016 General Election (One-page)

November 7, 2016

Serious Voter Fraud Alert!

Did you know the Texas Secretary of State’s Office issued numerous waivers related to paper backup records and audits required by law that support ballot integrity? What is Grassroots America doing about it? We sent a coalition letter, representing a group of Texas Grassroots Leaders to the Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, asking …

October 26, 2016

Fight Obama – Save Internet Freedom

Sen. Cruz: Time Is Running Out to Save Internet Freedom Unveils new countdown clock site; Congress must act before September 30 to protect freedom on the Internet August 31, 2016     WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today launched a new website raising awareness of the September 30 deadline for Congress to stop …

September 1, 2016

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Update – TJC Transgender Issue

Response to Tyler Junior College’s statement regarding facility policies related to gender expression and identification Tyler, Texas – Today, Grassroots America received a statement forwarded from TJC President Dr. Mike Metke, clarifying some of the questions we raised yesterday after receiving numerous angry calls from parents, students, and concerned citizens.   Grassroots America asked TJC …

August 26, 2016

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Update – Your Concerns – TJC Transgender Policy?

The Tyler Junior College Board of Trustees meets tomorrow (Thursday 8/25/16) at 11:00 a.m. in the Board Room, White Administrative Services Center, TJC Campus, 1327 S Baxter Ave, Tyler. If you missed our earlier alert regarding Tyler Junior College’s transgender bathroom policy, which according to a student news site, follows the Obama Administration’s controversial federal …

August 25, 2016

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Your Concerns – TJC Transgender Policy?

August 23, 2016 We are getting calls from upset parents, students, and concerned community members about an article describing dramatic rules changes in Tyler Junior College’s facilities policy. See the article here http://mytjcnews.com/news/new-rules-change-who-can-use-which-restrooms/. We have not discovered any local media coverage of this matter and have concluded this is because this policy issue has never …

August 24, 2016

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Speak out Now Baker Suspension

You have a chance to tell the State Commission on Judicial Conduct what you think about their suspension of County Judge Joel P. Baker without pay. Do it now! Smith County Judge Joel P. Baker was suspended without pay by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct on June 21 after a Smith County Grand Jury …

August 8, 2016

Is This Panama? County Gov’t Is A Mess

KLTV archived video shows basis for suspended judge’s indictment KLTV steps through the 3-count indictment against Smith County Judge Joel P. Baker and explains the problem. See the video and report here. Tyler Morning Telegraph spells it out Doesn’t matter what they say at election time, EVERY member of the Smith County Commissioners Court participated …

July 15, 2016

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Grassroots America’s 2016 Champions of Freedom Annual Dinner

Friday, September 23 Constellation Ballroom – Holiday Inn Tyler-South Broadway Dinner Sponsor Reception 5 PM Dinner and Program 6 PM Special Guest and Keynote Speaker The undisputed national leader of the conservative movement…  $2,500 George Washington table sponsor:  8 seats at a premier table, private reception with Senator Cruz, 4 autographed copies of A Time …

July 13, 2016

We stand with Cruz, Schaefer, TX Right to Life

June 29, 2016

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Civil Case Halted, Pending Results of Grand Jury Indictment of Smith County Judge Joel P. Baker

June 23, 2016

Breaking News: State Commission on Judicial Conduct Immediately Suspends Judge Joel P. Baker without Pay, Based on 3-count Grand Jury Indictment

June 21, 2016

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