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  • Representative Krause Files Intrastate Firearm Protection Bill

    • Jan 24, 2013

    AUSTIN, TEXAS – Today, State Representative Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth) filed H.B. 627, which would exempt intrastate manufacture of a firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition from federal regulation. “The Constitution clearly enumerates the powers and authority of the federal government, and according to the Tenth Amendment any power not expressly granted to the federal government is reserved to the states,” said Rep. Matt Krause. “A firearm that is made, sold, and used in Texas—an explicitly intrastate transaction—does not fall under Congress’ authority to regulate commerce between the states and should be expressly protected in state law.” H.B. 627 is necessary to … Read more >>

  • Matt Krause Hits the Ground Running

    • Jan 14, 2013

    (Fort Worth) Matt Krause didn’t waste any time adding to his legislative agenda. This week he filed 3 more bills which represent the values of his district. “The voters of District 93 sent me here to do a job and these bills reflect the job they want done,” commented Krause. Summaries of the legislation and commentary are below: HB 359— Protecting innocent individuals and deterring illegal immigration. “This bill will ensure that judges are aware of an individual’s legal status when deciding whether or not to grant bail. Bail is a privilege which judges currently have the authority to delegate … Read more >>

  • The Fight Continues

    • Nov 19, 2012

    Well, WE DID IT!! Tuesday night I received 59% of the vote and was officially elected as the State Representative for Texas House District 93. I could not have done it without your support! This election season started in the summer of 2011 and we have worked hard day in and day out to see this victory come to fruition. If it had been me alone, the win would not have happened. Thank you to everyone who knocked on doors, made phone calls, contributed generously to the campaign, and told your friends about the campaign. It’s comforting to know that … Read more >>

  • We Must Fight Back and Hold Strong

    • Jun 28, 2012

    Today the Supreme Court said that the individual mandate in Obamacare could stand – as a tax. That means that the President has just imposed the greatest tax increase in the entire nation in our history. Simply astounding. I am disappointed that the Supreme Court upheld the law, but there is hope. The Court did dispel the notion that the government could force you to buy a product.  While the mandate is a tax, the Obama Administration’s initial reasoning that the mandate was authorized under the Commerce Clause was rejected. And there is hope for the states. The Court also … Read more >>

  • Texas Home School Coalition PAC Endorses Krause

    • Apr 16, 2012

    Yet another conservative organization adds their name to our growing list of endorsements. It’s exciting to see the momentum continue to build. Texas Home School Coalition has been a strong advocate for parental rights in education and parenting in general. As a constitutional attorney, I’ve dealt with parental rights first hand and will be a strong advocate for parents in Austin. I look forward to defending parents and fighting for higher quality education for all children in Texas. Saturday we had a great time block walking hundreds of voters homes. It’s a great reminder that they’re the most important endorsements … Read more >>