37th Annual Convention Recap and New Website
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…
STATE SENATOR VAN TAYLOR RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS YCT “TORCH OF FREEDOM” AWARD
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.
YCT begins ad blitz on Speaker Joe Straus’s efforts to prevent Sanctuary City ban
The emotional and powerful ads feature the story of Dan Golvach, the father of Spencer Paul Golvach, a 25 year-old Texan who was brutally murdered on January 31, 2015 by Victor Reyes, an illegal alien who had been convicted of violent crimes, served time in federal prison for those crimes, and had been deported from the United States on four occasions. Reyes was hiding in Houston, under the city’s “sanctuary city” policy when he murdered Golvach.
YCT Endorses Senator Ted Cruz for President
Young Conservatives of Texas (YCT) today endorsed Senator Ted Cruz for the Republican nomination for President of the United States.
Farney Shamefully Distorts Face of Injured Combat Veteran
Over the weekend, a mailer from the campaign of Rep. Marsha Farney hit mailboxes distorting the face of Colonel Terry Wilson, calling into question his integrity.