Monthly Archives: April 2011

Legislative Update Video: Important updates on SBOE, Pro-Life Legislation, and more

April 29, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update , Videos
Liberty Institute’s weekly Legislative Update video, this week coming from the Old Supreme Court in the Texas Capitol.  Important updates on SB 1348 and our continued...

Texans for a Conservative Budget launch conservativebudget.com

April 28, 2011
Topic: Update
Liberty Institute supports a Texas State Budget that will live within the state’s fiscal means.  Texans for a Conservative Budget, a strong coalition of conservative groups...

Protect the Texas State Board of Education From ACLU and Texas Freedom Network, Oppose SB 1348 on Senate Floor Today: Call Your Senator Now!

April 28, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Texas State Board of Education in jeopardy. SB 1348, by Democrat Senator Leticia Van De Putte, is on the Senate Floor Calendar today and could be...

Vote on Sonogram Bill in the Senate expected this week

April 26, 2011
Topic: Update
The Texas Senate is expected to vote on the Sonogram Bill (CSHB 15) this week.  Now is a critical time to contact your State Senator. Please...

Update: Protect The SBOE Calls Needed Today! Oppose SB 1348!

April 26, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Update: Senate is now set to vote on a bill, SB 1348 that undermines authority of the SBOE.  Click here for more information on defeating SB 1348. ...

Special Easter Video from the Texas Capitol

April 22, 2011
Topic: Update , Videos
Liberty Institute wishes everyone a Happy Easter this weekend.

Weekly Legislative Update Video and Happy San Jacinto Day!

April 21, 2011
Topic: Update , Videos
Happy San Jacinto Day from inside the Senate Chamber at the Texas Capitol. We have great news this week on the pro-life front in the Texas...

Texas History Standards: Just State the Facts!

April 18, 2011
Topic: Update
There have been a few hearings on bills that target the current role and authority of the State Board of Education.  During these hearings, we hear more...

Tea Party Member Arrested for Free Speech Wins In Court

April 15, 2011
Topic: Update
Liberty Institute has announced a favorable settlement in a lawsuit brought by Chris Howe, a tea partier who was arrested and thrown in jail for exercising his...

Attacks on Texas State Board of Education Crushed by Texas Senate

April 14, 2011
Topic: SBOE , Update
Democrat Senator Rodney Ellis surprised his fellow Senators when he offered a floor amendment yesterday to “sunset” the State Board of Education, trying to attach this...