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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Grassroots call for lawmakers to KILL loaded TxDOT sunset bill

Trans Texas Corridor to proceed despite repeal of corridor Austin, TX – The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) sunset bill, HB 300, now over 1,500 pages long, has too much baggage for taxpayers to swallow. HB 300 ends the private toll moratorium (which hands our PUBLIC highways to PRIVATE, foreign toll operators), keeps the Trans […]
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Governor Rick Perry Gives Prairie View A&M Graduates Lesson On Investments

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas–Thousands converged in the William “Billy” J. Nicks Building May 16, to witness a new class of Prairie View A&M University graduates join the ranks of PVAMU alumni. During two commencement ceremonies, Texas Governor Rick Perry delivered the commencement address, before shaking the hand of each new graduate. Governor Perry inspired this year’s […]
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Official Press Statement in Opposition to HR848 by Councilmember Jarvis Johnson

Councilmember Jarvis Johnson, District B is expressing his support for minority radio stations and against House Bill HR 848, a bill that would negatively impact small and minority radio stations. Dr. King once said, “In the end it is not the words of your enemy that you will remember most in life but rather it […]
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PARTNERSHIP HOSTS CONGRESSMAN KEVIN BRADY TO DISCUSS FEDERAL TAX REFORM

The Greater Houston Partnership welcomes U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady to a roundtable discussion on the recently proposed federal tax deferral reform. The roundtable discussion will include members of the Partnership’s Board of Directors, Public Policy committees and other local business leaders. Prior to the roundtable discussion, Congressman Brady will meet with the Partnership’s Tax and […]
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