CCISD Bonds... Follow the Money
Clear Lake Area Republicans (CLAR) has received these public information documents. See for yourself who is financing the "FOR" vote on the CCISD Bonds. Yes, financed by the same people and companies who will be getting millions of dollars collected from those very bonds. Read the Campaign Finance Reports.
CLAR passed a resolution regarding the inconsistencies in the proposed bond issue, and advises AGAINST passing the bond issue in its current form. The issuing of bonds it a valid procedure for justifiable projects. The current CCISD bond request does not meet that criteria. Read for yourself why this bond request is NOT in the best interests of CCISD.
Deer Park Candidate Job Interview
This is a condensed video version of the forum we hosted Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Please share with your friends and neighbors who live in Deer Park, Texas.
This forum is part of the ongoing Outreach and Education program Clear Lake Area Republicans is hosting throughout the region.
Debra Medina - Texas Champion
Can this be true? Do we have a guy in office who is listening to the voters? A man who loves and respects our beloved Texas? A real hero we can believe in?
Read Ted Cruz's letter here...
Obama To Top Brass: Will You Fire On American Citizens?
Is this the true Obama who was set loose on the American public with his reelection? You judge! Read the headlines on our America In Peril page on this website.
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
" In the dead of the night, with no committee hearings, no public input and no time to read the bill, the Senate approved a bill written in secret by President Obama, Vice President Biden, Senator Harry Reid and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi – the “American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.
- American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 Read the complete text here. Save the file for future study.
- US Senate Roll Call Vote
- US House Roll Call Vote
- Rep. John Culberson's message here.
- CBO Scores from the Congressional Budget Office and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation Official estimate of the budgetary effects from the Act
- Pete Sessions Statement on American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012
- From PPAI, a voice and advocate for small business... an analysis of provisions of the Act
- Tax Policy Calculator - see how the new tax burden will affect you.
Texas 83rd Legislative Session begins Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Texas lawmakers file thousands of bills during each biennial legislative session. As of December 26th, lawmakers have filed 449 bills for the 2013 legislative session, nearly 200 fewer than what they had filed at the same point two years ago. Use this interactive chart from The Texas Tribune, which is updated daily, to explore those filings.
Road to Session
with Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus
Information Resources for the 83rd Legislature
CLAR will be adding links and resource material with information about the current session. Here are a couple of great resources to get started:
The Texas Library Assn. has an interesting preview of the session, and links to other resources.
This Texas Principal webpage is a resource for relevant articles and information that may provide a preview of the Texas Education Policy of the 83rd Texas Legislature.
Join Us Every Third Tuesday
Please join us at our monthly meetings held on the Third Tuesday of each month at the Harris County Courthouse Annex, 16603 Buccaneer in the Clear Lake area (Map) in the courtroom upstairs. We start with a social gathering at 6:30 pm and the meeting starts at 7:00 pm.