Pass the SAFE Act

Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) is the sponsor of H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act of 2015. The SAFE Act would require comprehensive background checks of all refugees from Iraq and Syria. The FBI Director, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Director…

The Efficiency of Medicare Part D

TCC has long argued that Medicare Part D should be a model for reforming government programs. In December 2014, we sent a letter to Republican members of the Texas delegation in which we urged them to preserve the market-oriented aspects of Part D that make it work so…

Oil Export Ban Must Be Lifted

The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday voted to advance a bill repealing the ban on crude oil exports from the United States. TCC members strongly support this legislation, and advocated for repeal of the ban in a letter to the Texas congressional delegation last…

TCC Members Oppose Iran Deal

In a letter to Governor Greg Abbott, members of the Texas Conservative Coalition (TCC) today affirmed their support for his commitment to continue state-level sanctions against Iran. The letter reads in part: The President’s deal makes it more likely that Iran will manufacture nuclear weapons…