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Dateline: December 20, 2019
The Texas House of Representatives General Committee on Investigating issued its final report of the matter concerning Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen, Representative Dustin Burrows, and Empower Texans CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan. The Committee investigated whether Speaker Bonnen and Representative Burrows violated various Texas laws during a June 12, 2019 meeting with Sullivan. The report concludes that the information produced during the investigation “militates against criminal prosecution of either Speaker Bonnen or Representative Burrows.” The report did not consider what actions the Committee or House of Representatives might take regarding Speaker Bonnen’s or Representative Burrows’ actions. To read the full report, click on the pdf below.
STATE REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE NEWS
Three Resolutions were adopted by the State Republican Executive Committee during their December 13-14, 2019 quarterly meeting:
Resolution for Protection of the Alamo
Resolution Supporting Our President, and
Resolution on Sex Transition Treatment on Minor Children
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TEXAS GOP PRESS RELEASE
Dateline March 16, 2020
The Republican Party of Texas Announces Intent for Its State Convention to Move from May to July in Wake of White House and CDC Coronavirus Advisories.
The Republican Party of Texas (RPT) held a tele-town hall on March 16 to discuss the impact of Coronavirus on the RPT 2020 State Convention currently scheduled for May 14-16 in Houston.
During the tele-town hall, RPT Chairman James Dickey announced that the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston and its nearby hotels are available July 13-18 to accommodate the State Party in moving the State Convention from its May dates to July in order to abide by the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendation to suspend all events 50 persons or greater for the next eight weeks. The move is pending approval by the State Republican Executive Committee (SREC) on April 4th.