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Bills Filed in Texas are First Step to Block Federal Gun Control; Past, Present, or Future

“House Bill 110 (HB110), filed by Representative Matt Krause, (R-Ft. Worth), would deny state material support and enforcement of many federal gun control measures, past, present or future. Experts have noted that the federal government lacks the resources to enforce such measures without participation on the state level and passage would help eliminate enforcement in practice”

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Some Truly Frightening Figures…

One of Texas’ most pressing problems, the state pension fund, an August 2016 report states that the difference between what’s been promised to retirees and what’s actually on hand to provide for those benefits, soared to a deficit of more than $61 billion. That’s up almost $1 billion dollars in just six months.

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