Press Releases

YCT Alumni Bryan Hughes Threatened with Redistricting in Speaker’s Race

Press Releases / November 10, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Bryan Hughes
903-569-8880

November 10, 2010

REP. BRYAN HUGHES WITHDRAWS SUPPORT FOR SPEAKER STRAUS

Today after much prayer and counsel, I formally withdraw my support for Speaker Joe Straus. I do this with no malice toward the Speaker or any other member.

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YCT Calls into Question Speaker Straus’s Committee Chair Appointments during 81st Legislative Session

Press Releases / November 10, 2010

November 10, 2010

Dear Members and Members-Elect,

I write to you on behalf of Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT). YCT is the largest and most active conservative youth organization in the state of Texas. We are composed of hundreds of members at campuses across the state and thousands of alumni, all dedicated to advancing the conservative movement.

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YCT Joins Grassroots Conservatives in Calling for Conservative Leadership in the Texas House

Press Releases / November 4, 2010

November 4, 2010

Honorable Members
Texas House of Representatives
Austin, Texas

Dear Honorable Members and Members-Elect,

Tuesday night’s resounding victory by conservatives in Texas and around the nation was not the result of any particular politician or group. It was the result of citizens rising up and making their voices clearly heard and it should be taken for precisely what it is: a mandate for conservative policy leadership.

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ENTIRE PARIS TEA PARTY PATRIOTS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE RESIGNS, INDIVIDUALLY ENDORSE ERWIN CAIN

Press Releases / October 26, 2010

Press Release
Contact:
Doug Morris 214-770-6725
Larry Davis 903-346-2940

(Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010) The entire Paris Tea Party Patriots Executive Board submitted their resignation over the past week and individually endorsed Republican Erwin Cain for State Representative. This action comes as the founder of the organization, Janet Post, has embraced candidates diametrically opposed to the principles which the former organization was founded to support. This action effectively dissolves the entity and lays the groundwork to launch a new organization wholly focused on promoting conservative principles.

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YCT to Libertarians: Get your own legislative ratings

Press Releases / October 26, 2010

Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) claimed last week the Libertarian Party of Texas borrowed “entire swaths of content” from YCT’s “Legislative Ratings for the 81st Legislature” for the party’s “Texas 2009 Legislative Scorecard.”

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