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Texans Approve 7 Proposed Amendments To State Constitution

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas voters have ratified all seven amendments proposed to the state Constitution.

No statewide offices were up for grabs on Tuesday’s ballot, and congressional and legislative elections are still a year away. 96 more words

News

Vote for Texas homeowners today

Today is Election Day, and no matter where you live in the state, you have seven constitutional amendments on your ballot.

One of these is Proposition 2—your chance to help more Texas homeowners access the equity in their homes. 192 more words

Governmental Affairs

How to be a superhero for Texas homeowners

This post was written by TAR Political Affairs Director Brandon Alderete.

We’ve all heard variations of the phrase about heroes who have the strength of 10 men. 152 more words

Governmental Affairs

After 230 years, the Constitution needs fixing

Summary: September 17 was the 230th Anniversary of the Constitution’s signing. By now many Americans realize that it no longer works well. Here are some of the reasons why it broke, and paths — fake and real — to fix it. 1,599 more words

New ballot bids on taxes and PERS

Bend firm on point for ballot measures.

A partner in a Bend law firm with ties to the Republican Party is point man for proposed constitutional amendments on taxes and the Public Employees Retirement System. 15 more words

Bend Bulletin

Abolishing Money as Speech and Corporate Constitutional Rights

The fundamental threat to an authentically representative and direct democracy precedes the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission1 and other Supreme Court decisions asserting money is protected free speech to include the doctrine that corporations possess inalienable constitutional rights. 696 more words