Monthly Archives: June 2017

RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on SCOTUS Decision in Favor of Religious Liberty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 26, 2017 “Today’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of religious liberty is a momentous victory for religious rights in our country. Religious liberties fell under attack during the Obama Administration, from the Little Sisters of the Poor to Hobby Lobby. Today’s ruling further proves that while our nation believes in the separation of Church and…

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RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on the CA Ban of State Business Travel to TX

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 23, 2017 “While out-of-touch California bureaucrats may not be coming to Texas as much in the near future, we will gladly continue to welcome businesses and individuals who move here to escape California’s extreme regulatory practices and sky-high taxes. We will continue to demonstrate that Texas is the best state in the country to live…

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RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on Congresswoman-Elect Handel’s Win in GA-06

RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on Congresswoman-Elect Handel’s Win in GA-06

“Congratulations to Congresswoman-Elect Karen Handel on winning her race in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District! We are proud of her strong conservative record and proud of our Texans that were on the ground helping her campaign. Her win in this special election tonight and Congressman-Elect Ralph Norman’s win in the special election in South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District now gives Republicans…

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RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on Juneteenth

Houston- “We’re deeply honored to celebrate Juneteenth today, in memory of the abolition of slavery in Texas. This morning U.S. Senator Tim Scott and State Senator Larry Taylor discussed the value of empowering parents in their children’s education, and it was very powerful to see the impact being made by empowered parents and dedicated educators in the African-American community in…

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RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on the Hiring of John Drogin as Senior Political Advisor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 15, 2017 Austin- “We could not be more excited to welcome John Drogin to the RPT as our Senior Political Advisor. Drogin offers insight and wisdom after years of working with both of our sitting Texas Senators. His expertise in strategic organization will be invaluable as the RPT seeks to provide support to our candidates…

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RPT Chairman James Dickey Statement on the Gunman at Congressional Baseball Practice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 14, 2017 “Texas Republicans join all Americans in prayer for Congressman Scalise, Congressional staff and family, and everyone who was affected by the horrific shooting this morning. As Texans, we pray especially for the quick recovery of the staffer of Rep. Roger Williams who was wounded. We give thanks that the immediate response of brave…

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