Briscoe Cain: Taxpayer-Funded Lobbyists Rake In Millions

Senate Bill 2, which the legislature passed, requires many local taxing units – cities and counties – to get voter approval if they want to increase their property tax revenue by more than 3.5 percent. A poll found that 72 percent of Texans “support requiring local governments to ask voters before raising property tax revenues more than set amount.”

With support from our constituents, why was this taxpayer-friendly legislation not passed years ago? One of the reasons is there is a group that gets paid to advocate against our constituents: taxpayer-funded lobbyists.

Representative Briscoe Cain Appointed Chair of House Select Committee on Driver’s License Issuance and Renewal

DEER PARK, Texas – – State Representative Briscoe Cain (Deer Park) has been appointed by Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen to serve as Chair of the newly-formed House Select Committee on Driver’s License Issuance and Renewal.  “The constituents of District 128 sent me to Austin with a mandate — to cut bureaucratic red tape and …

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Cain files Texas Heartbeat Bill

Today, Texas State Representative Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) filed House Bill 1500, known as the Texas Heartbeat Bill. This commonsense piece of legislation codifies the straightforward idea—if the heartbeat is detected, the baby is protected. Representatives Phil King (R-Weatherford), Dan Flynn (R-Van), Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound), and Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land) have boldly stepped forward as joint-authors.

Representative Briscoe Cain’s Announces 4 Key Endorsements in Re-election Bid

(Baytown, TX) On Friday,  December 8, Rep. Briscoe Cain’s Campaign announced the freshman representative had secured four of the most influential conservative endorsements in Harris County.  Dr. Steven Hotze, President of the influential Conservative Republicans of Texas PAC, Terry Lowry of the LinkLetter, Gary Polland of the Texas Conservative Review, and the Texas Conservative View, …

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