Supremacy Clause; Subject to Judicial Whim?

An exceptionally intelligent and civic minded group of high school students traveled to the Capitol with NTCL on May 6th.   Their visit to one of the 181 legislators’ office revealed some disappointment during civil discourse centered on the supremacy clause Continue reading “Supremacy Clause; Subject to Judicial Whim?”

May8th Action Alert-Bills in Austin

(click on bill#s for link to read the bills…)

SB 241 Coming up for a vote TODAY in the Senate– Will give Texans the right to opt out of Smart Meters and keep Texas off the federal grid. Please contact your senator and ask that they support this bill.

 HB1608 Coming up for a vote THURSDAY in the House- Will determine whether our state will respect the privacy of your mobile phone geolocation data. Mobile phones are designed to track everywhere they go, and law enforcement should have to demonstrate probable cause to a judge before gaining access to such intimate information about one’s whereabouts, associations, and activities. Contact your state representative and ask that they support this bill.

 HB149 Coming up for a vote THURSDAY in the House-Will protect Texans from the heinous provisions of the federal National Defense Authorization Act which allow American citizens to be indefinitely detained WITHOUT a warrant. Contact your state representative and ask that they support this bill.

 Find your STATE representative here: http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/Home.aspx

North Texas Citizens’ Lobby visit with Rep. Jeff Leach

NTCL visits with Rep. Jeff Leach on May 7th.  Pictured: Dennis Scharp, Barbara Harless, Linda Townson, Mark Reid, Chuck Molyneaux, and some passionate and well-spoken students from north Texas. Keep up the good work Rep. Leach!
NTCL visits with Rep. Jeff Leach on May 7th. Pictured: Dennis Scharp, Barbara Harless, Linda Townson, Mark Reid, Chuck Molyneaux, and some passionate and well-spoken students from north Texas. Keep up the good work Rep. Leach!

Our heart-felt gratitude to Rep. Leach, Mary McClure, and his entire staff for making our weekly trips to Austin more productive and comfortable.

Smart Meter OPT OUT-Call YOUR Senator

ATTN: Texas… Our Smart meter Bill was voted out of committee – and it needs some strong support. Please phone your state Senator and express your support in opting OUT of electric advanced meters… NOW !!!

This isn’t the bill we as consumers wanted but at this stage, it’s the best we have.

Details:

http://www.bantexassmartmeters.com/2013/smart-meter-opt-out-bill-voted-committee-full-court-press-senators-vote/

…Dewhurst won’t put it for a Senate floor vote until he has 21 senators that will vote “yea”. Tell YOUR senator to phone Dewhurst to report their “yea” vote!

Find your senator’s phone# here: http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/Home.aspx

March 7th Smart Meter Briefing in Austin…

–ACTION ALERT…HB 3505

HB 3505 – establishment and administration of a state bullion depository

Please request Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations-Budget Transparency & Reform, Rep. Myra Crownover, to schedule and promptly VOTE YES on HB 3505, and suggest passage to the full body of the House of Representatives…
myra.crownover@house.state.tx.us (512) 463-0582

HB 3505 (Capriglione)
Establishment and administration of a state bullion depository Continue reading “–ACTION ALERT…HB 3505”