Month: February 2017

Statement of Position Concerning HB 642 Rename the Railroad Commission

The Collin County Libertarian Party, pleased that the 2017 Legislative Session is considering several measures to improve governance in Texas, ask that you consider: Whereas, the Texas Railroad Commission has not conducted actual railroad oversight in many years, but now actually regulates Texas’ oil and gas industry. Whereas, it is confusing, inaccurate, and misleading to …

Statement of Position Concerning HB 433 Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting

The Collin County Libertarian Party, pleased that the 2017 Legislative Session is considering several measures to improve governance in Texas, ask that you consider: Whereas, only nine remaining states permit Straight Ticket Voting (STV). The last state (Michigan in 2016) to eliminate STV said ‘The State Legislature had good reasons to enact the law, the …