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Guide to 2020 Texas Republican Party Primary Ballot Propositions

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Fellow Texans—

Early voting for the 2020 Republican primary is underway! In addition to cand... More

Freedom Caucus Elects New Executive Committee, Rep. Middleton to Chair

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

AUSTIN—Members of the Texas Freedom Caucus unanimously elected Rep. Mayes Middleton to serve as Chairman of the Texas Freedom Caucus in a special meeting held to fill the unexpired term of Rep. Mike Lang, who recently announced... More

Texas House Budget Passes

Thursday, March 28, 2019

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Texas Freedom Caucus member Representative Matt Shaheen... More

Texas Freedom Caucus Announces New Executive Director

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Texas Freedom Caucus announces that Teresa Beckmeyer will serve as Executive Director of the caucus.  Teresa has served as the Director for Grassroots Engagement for the caucus since August.

Prior to working for the Texas House Free... More

Texas Freedom Caucus Selects New Leadership

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

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Members of the Texas Freedom Caucus met Monday to elect those who will serve o... More

Texas Freedom Caucus Welcomes Newest Member

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Representative Mayes Middleton has become the newest member of the Texas Freedom Caucus. Middleton is the newly elected representative for House District 23 which contains Chambers and part of Galveston County. Representative Middleton, along wit... More

Texas Freedom Caucus Members Receive Committee Assignments

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Texas Freedom Caucus Members Receive Committee Assignments

Today, Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen announced the committee assignments for the 86th legislative session.  Texas Freedom Caucus member assi... More

Statement on the Speaker Race

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

We have talked with many of our colleagues about the interesting developments in the Speaker’s race. We look forward to continuing conversations with candidates about their vision for the Texas House. The Texas Freedom Caucus h... More

Gov. Abbott and School Safety

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Today, members of the Texas Freedom Caucus were privileged to meet with Gov. Abbott to discuss his proposals for school safety. He is leading, listenin... More

Process for Speaker Nominee Selection; House GOP meeting Dec 1st

Monday, November 27, 2017

Republican leaders should first be chosen by Republicans, among Republicans. But there is no process in place for us to choose a candidate for Speaker of the House from among Republicans. That can change on Friday, Dec 1st when we meet to vote on... More