Governor Greg Abbott Announces Special Session – July 18

Blog / June 12, 2017

Governor Greg Abbott announced that Texas Legislators will be coming back to Austin for a special session on July 18. They will be debating the following topics: Property tax reform Bathroom privacy Prohibition of taxpayer funding for abortion providers Pro-life insurance reform Municipal annexation reform Administrative flexibility in teacher hiring and retention practices School finance…

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YCT Endorses James Dickey for RPT Chairman

Featured / June 1, 2017

  This Saturday, your State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) members will be voting to determine the next Chairman of the Republican Party of Texas. Young Conservatives of Texas is excited to endorse James Dickey for this crucial role.  Mr. Dickey is the clear conservative choice for Republicans and he is the only candidate with critical hands-on…

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YCT Recaps 2016-2017 School Year!

Blog / May 25, 2017

Fellow Conservatives, With another school year coming to an end, I wanted to shoot you a quick update on what Young Conservatives of Texas chapters have accomplished on chapters across the state. If you like what we are doing, a contribution of $10, $20 or even $100 goes a long way towards ensuring our organization…

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37th Annual Convention Recap and New Website

Blog / April 18, 2017

Fellow Conservatives, This past weekend, one hundred students and alumni from across the state gathered in Austin for the 37th Annual YCT State Convention.  We were joined by former member of The University of Texas System Board of Regents Wallace Hall, Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick, Congressman Louie Gohmert, and several other elected officials and professionals who…

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STATE SENATOR VAN TAYLOR RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS YCT “TORCH OF FREEDOM” AWARD

Press Releases / April 12, 2017

State Senator Van Taylor received the prestigious “Torch of Freedom” award from the Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT). Last awarded in 2011, the “Torch of Freedom” honor is given to an individual who has made a significant impact by standing firm with their conservative values and promoting conservative thought. In the thirty-seven years since the founding of YCT, Taylor becomes just the sixth conservative to have earned this distinction.

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