Unfortunately it takes a controversy like restoring cuts to the state’s acute therapy program to bring to light the negative effects of rapid growth in government healthcare programs and our failure to reform them. These factors are hurting Texas’ ability to care for the most vulnerable in our state.
It is incumbent on conservatives to uphold our principles and speak out against actions that violate our most cherished constitutional precepts — regardless of the occupant of the White House.
During these perilous times, we need a leader who is courageous, consistent, passionate and principled. That leader is Ted Cruz.
If our governor and others thought the Obama administration had an efficient method of screening out potential terrorists from the refugees coming in, there would not be an outcry to deny them entry — after all, Texas has already admitted some Syrian refugees.
I get concerned when I hear lawmakers say that they can separate their personal beliefs from their work in the Legislature. And I have yet to see even one of my colleagues accomplish this feat.
The furor that followed the recent passage of Indiana and Arkansas' religious freedom acts shouldn't deter Texas from moving forward with a measure of its own.
In today’s polarized society, it’s often hard to find areas of consensus. But thanks to the city of Houston's outlandish subpoenas of pastors' sermons, we’ve found something that we can all agree on.
After letting the crisis on the border fester for over a month, Washington is still barely doing anything to stem the tide of migrant children entering our country. Texas must act on its own now.