Speaker Bonnen Appoints 13 Members to House Select Committee

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Speaker Bonnen Appoints 13 Members to House Select Committee

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Post by dhoobler » Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:56 am

Speaker Bonnen Appoints 13 Members to House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety

by: Rep. Bonnen, Dennis
09/04/2019

AUSTIN, Texas - Speaker Dennis Bonnen today appointed 13 members of the Texas House of Representatives to serve on the newly-formed Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety. The House Select Committee was formed in response to the recent tragedies in El Paso, Midland, and Odessa, and will be tasked with studying and recommending effective legislative solutions and other measures to help prevent mass violence and improve community safety in Texas.
https://house.texas.gov/news/press-releases/?id=7038
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Post by dhoobler » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:01 am

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Names Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety and Issues Committee Charges

https://www.ltgov.state.tx.us/2019/09/0 ... e-charges/
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Post by DevilDawg » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:16 am

Bread & Circuses for the masses.

The only useful part of the four charges they were presented was finding out why existing laws aren’t working. Which is because they aren’t being enforced but that’s a liberal DA rabbit hole problem that we won’t go down. The other three charges are just Games to keep the masses distracted.

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Post by RPBrown » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:27 am

So now we have 2 committees looking at the same issues. Bureaucracy at it's finest
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Post by Papa_Tiger » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:30 am

dhoobler wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:56 am
Speaker Bonnen Appoints 13 Members to House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety

by: Rep. Bonnen, Dennis
09/04/2019

AUSTIN, Texas - Speaker Dennis Bonnen today appointed 13 members of the Texas House of Representatives to serve on the newly-formed Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety. The House Select Committee was formed in response to the recent tragedies in El Paso, Midland, and Odessa, and will be tasked with studying and recommending effective legislative solutions and other measures to help prevent mass violence and improve community safety in Texas.
https://house.texas.gov/news/press-releases/?id=7038
The fact that Nevarez and Moody are on the House committee shows that there is no seriousness in this process.

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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm

Bonnen screws Texas gun-owners again. The Bonnen Committee consists of:

A-Rated Republicans = 7
D-Rated Democrats = 4 (Two should be rated F; i.e. Nevarez and Moody.)
F-Rated Democrats = 2

Be sure to let your Representatives know how you feel about Bonnen. BTW Dennis, the NRA is not a fringe organization.

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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:24 pm

When the legislature is in session nothing is safe or sacred.
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Post by KC5AV » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:48 pm

crazy2medic wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:24 pm
When the legislature is in session nothing is safe or sacred.
Apparently they aren’t safe even when the legislature isn’t in session.
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Post by crazy2medic » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:18 pm

KC5AV wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:48 pm
crazy2medic wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:24 pm
When the legislature is in session nothing is safe or sacred.
Apparently they aren’t safe even when the legislature isn’t in session.
Too True!
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Post by The Annoyed Man » Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 pm

Charles L. Cotton wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm
Bonnen screws Texas gun-owners again. The Bonnen Committee consists of:

A-Rated Republicans = 7
D-Rated Democrats = 4 (Two should be rated F; i.e. Nevarez and Moody.)
F-Rated Democrats = 2

Be sure to let your Representatives know how you feel about Bonnen. BTW Dennis, the NRA is not a fringe organization.

Chas.
And Bonnen used to be A rated, did he not? So an A rating may not mean that much anymore.

Charles, is there ANY chance that republicans will remember Bonnen's deceitfulness and replace him in he next session? Do they have the votes?
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Post by Flightmare » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:33 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Charles L. Cotton wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm
Bonnen screws Texas gun-owners again. The Bonnen Committee consists of:

A-Rated Republicans = 7
D-Rated Democrats = 4 (Two should be rated F; i.e. Nevarez and Moody.)
F-Rated Democrats = 2

Be sure to let your Representatives know how you feel about Bonnen. BTW Dennis, the NRA is not a fringe organization.

Chas.
And Bonnen used to be A rated, did he not? So an A rating may not mean that much anymore.

Charles, is there ANY chance that republicans will remember Bonnen's deceitfulness and replace him in he next session? Do they have the votes?
Republicans only have a 17 vote majority in the house. I suspect Bonnen would have broad support from democrats and some republicans. There would have to be a MAJOR overturn in the house, for Bonnen to not be reelected speaker. This assumes he defeats his primary and general opponents.
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Post by Charles L. Cotton » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:08 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Charles L. Cotton wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm
Bonnen screws Texas gun-owners again. The Bonnen Committee consists of:

A-Rated Republicans = 7
D-Rated Democrats = 4 (Two should be rated F; i.e. Nevarez and Moody.)
F-Rated Democrats = 2

Be sure to let your Representatives know how you feel about Bonnen. BTW Dennis, the NRA is not a fringe organization.

Chas.
And Bonnen used to be A rated, did he not? So an A rating may not mean that much anymore.

Charles, is there ANY chance that republicans will remember Bonnen's deceitfulness and replace him in he next session? Do they have the votes?
Bonnen's A rating was based upon his voting record and it was justified. He was always a good vote. His tenure as Speaker was not good. Republicans will not dump Bonnen unless voters put pressure on their representatives.

Chas.

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Post by Oldgringo » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:24 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 pm
Charles L. Cotton wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:08 pm
Bonnen screws Texas gun-owners again. The Bonnen Committee consists of:

A-Rated Republicans = 7
D-Rated Democrats = 4 (Two should be rated F; i.e. Nevarez and Moody.)
F-Rated Democrats = 2

Be sure to let your Representatives know how you feel about Bonnen. BTW Dennis, the NRA is not a fringe organization.

Chas.
And Bonnen used to be A rated, did he not? So an A rating may not mean that much anymore.

Charles, is there ANY chance that republicans will remember Bonnen's deceitfulness and replace him in he next session? Do they have the votes?
...do they have the chutzpah?


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Post by jason812 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:26 pm

I do not care about the back room deals and the unified front. Every representative is on record voting for Bonnen as the speaker. To me, that shows the politicians in Austin do not have our best interests in mind and will not fight for what is right.


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Post by Alf » Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:27 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:57 pm
And Bonnen used to be A rated, did he not? So an A rating may not mean that much anymore.

Charles, is there ANY chance that republicans will remember Bonnen's deceitfulness and replace him in he next session? Do they have the votes?
Bonnen is Straus 2.0 in more ways than one.

But never forget these politicians got their A rating from the same organization that loves the POTUS who enacted more gun control through unilateral executive action than Obama.

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