Statements from Austin

Every one of "more than 30 federal judges who have considered the issue of gay and lesbian rights since last June… ruled that marriage is a constitutional right and you cannot deprive individual citizens of that right based on their sexual orientation."

"Glenn Hegar promised to eliminate the property tax."

"Ralph Hall has never voted to raise the debt ceiling."

On HealthCare.Gov, Texan Mark Sullivan "found a good" health insurance "plan that includes dental, for less than $80 a month."

Says Stefani Carter "repeatedly used her campaign contributors’ donations to rent margarita machines for our state house office."

Says President Barack Obama was responsible for "the assassination of at least four American citizens" in drone strikes.

"As attorney general, I have prosecuted judges, district attorneys and other public officials across Texas who violated that (public) trust, who have been corrupted."

Austin is "a city that has basically doubled in size every 25 years or so since it was founded."

Sarah Eckhardt "refused to take her own pay increases repeatedly."

Barry Smitherman "doesn’t have enough legal experience to apply for most of the jobs at the attorney general’s office."

"Travis County now has the highest urban county tax rate in Texas."

On repealing the 17th Amendment

On repealing the 17th Amendment

Girl Scouts USA’s curriculum "promotes Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, Betty Friedan, founder of NARAL Prochoice, and other pro-abortion women as icons for our children to emulate."

"Savings that I achieved" helped fund cameras on the border. "As a result, more than 21,500 arrests have been made and 46 tons of narcotics confiscated."

"I never gave up custody of my children. I never lost custody of my children."  

Nearly 90% of Travis County government races will be settled by the time of the Democratic primary.

Travis County is "surrounded by red counties."

San Antonio has seen "67% growth" in water customers "in the last 25 years, 0% more water used."

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