House Hearing on Tax Relief and Appraisals

Blog / June 24, 2008

I attended this hearing today at the McAllen Convention Center which featured State Representatives John Otto, Kino Flores, Dan Gattis, Larry Taylor and many others.

In the audience was HD41 Candidate for State Representative Javier Villalobos.

The testimony was heated!  Taxpayers are concerned, and rightfully so, about being taxed out of the American Dream.


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What Does Your Tuition Pay For: UTSA Edition

Blog / June 18, 2008

I take a lot of time to find out exactly where my excessive tuition and fees is being spent and have found some pretty absurd things…but this one takes the cake.

Dallas Blog Reports:

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YCT Alum Congressman Jeb Hensarling on Hannity & Colmes RIGHT NOW

Blog / June 17, 2008

He’s discussing the Dodd/Conrad Mortgage Deal.  Senators Conrad and Dodd are currently linked into special mortgage deals right now.

YCT Alum Brendan Steinhauser linked me to this:

All we hear these days is whining from reckless home borrowers and their banks.

But did you know that renters are 32 percent of American households? And that homes in foreclosure are less than 2 percent?

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RPT Wrap Up

Blog / June 17, 2008

 Thanks to all the YCT-ers, friends, alumni and RPT go-ers who helped make this weekend a success.  I am pleased to report that there was MAJOR enthusiasm for the group!

We’ll keep you informed on what’s up next!  Stay tuned for more pictures, too.

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RPT Day 3….In pictures!

Blog / June 14, 2008

Photo post!


SFA Chapter Chair Luke Bullock with Railroad Commission Chairman Michael Williams

Director of Public Relations Laura Elizabeth Morales interviewing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst at the booth.

State Chairman David White and Director of Public Relations Laura Elizabeth Morales with Gov. Rick Perry.

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