Child Protective Services

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In July of this year, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the state of Texas to continue drafting plans to fix its broken foster care system. In a previous ruling by the U.S. District Court, Judge Janis Jack said that the state violated the Constitution by keeping children in an underfunded and poorly […]

Law Enforcement Protection Act

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Law Enforcement Protection Act A little over a month ago, a heavily armed man gunned down police officers in downtown Dallas, leaving five officers dead and many others wounded. This is just one of many recent incidences that have occurred across the country. Law enforcement officers are increasingly coming under fire simply because of the […]

Making New Laws

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Let’s go back to elementary school, shall we? Making laws is tough business. Most people “think” they know all the ins and outs; do you? Listen in as Kevin Roberts, candidate for Texas State Representative District 126, explains how a bill becomes a law in Texas. Questions/Issues Discussed: First, Kevin Roberts reveals his plans for the […]

The Next Texas Budget

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No one likes the “B” word – Budget. It’s hard enough for a family to follow a budget these days, let alone a state as large as Texas. We’ve been doing a fabulous job for years, but can we continue? Kevin Roberts, Republican Candidate for Texas House District 126, joins us today discussing the next […]

Did You Know: Texas Budget Facts & Figures

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TEXAS 2016-17 BIENNIAL BUDGET FACTS and FIGURES • The approved total budget is $209.4 billion for the 2016-17 fiscal years, representing a growth of 3.6 percent over the 2014-15 biennium. • The state’s Economic Stabilization Fund (often called the Rainy Day Fund) has an estimated $9.61 billion at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. […]