Secrecy, Transparency Problems Beset Bush, Alamo ‘Partners’

Secrecy, Transparency Problems Beset Bush, Alamo ‘Partners’

We Say: Kenric Ward might not be very popular around the Texas Capitol these days. He uncovers the information that Commissioner Bush would rather stay hidden. Anytime there is a big public ‘improvement’ project, there are ‘deals’ to be made. When there are millions of dollars of government money floating around, there is the possibility […]

Conservative Coalition Blasts Texas House ‘Obstructionists’

Conservative Coalition Blasts Texas House ‘Obstructionists’

We Say: Joe Straus is a very clever politician. In a statehouse dominated by Republicans, he built a majority by building a coalition of Democrats along with a scattering of liberal Republicans. Thus, he was able to ignore the majority of Conservative Republican Representatives and the GOP House Caucus.  The changes underway mean that the […]

GOP Chairman Calls on House Candidates to Honor the Caucus

GOP Chairman Calls on House Candidates to Honor the Caucus

We Say: We’ve heard, “From pressure comes change.” Your SATP and SATP-PAC, along with other grassroots organizations across the state, have been involved in pressuring the Republican Party of Texas to clean up the procedure by which the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives is elected. It turns out the “changes” called for are […]

Contracts, Contributions Mix at Bush’s Alamo Project

Contracts, Contributions Mix at Bush’s Alamo Project

We Say: Battlegrounds are preserved and memorialized with Cenotaphs (empty-tomb) worldwide, India to London, Omaha Beach to the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetary. Only a few are located within sight of the actual battleground, fewer still are inscribed with names. The Alamo Cenotaph is situated so that visitors see both the tiny mission church […]

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