July 1, 2022

In the County

Pictured above (L-R) are Dwayne Wright, Gayle Booth, Jim Booth, Linda Bridges, and Joan Arrendell.

The San Jacinto County Republican Club was well represented at the 2022 Texas GOP Convention which was held in Houston, June 16-18. 

Of note, hearty congratulations to our very own GOP Chairman Dwayne Wright (above left), who was elected as Rules Chairman for Senate District 5! We couldn't be better represented. 

Top: Gayle and Jim Booth with GOP mascot Victor. Bottom: Stephen Missick with Governor Greg Abbott with Beto Truth Emergency Response Vehicle. 

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Comptroller Releases Broadband Plan

State Comptroller Glenn Hegar last week released his agency’s plan to support the expansion of broadband internet access to areas with limited or no access. Hegar and his agency’s Broadband Development Office received feedback through a series of town halls, virtual discussions and more than 16,000 responses to a survey.

Read the full article here. 

Republican Party of Texas Lauds Dobbs Opinion

The United States Supreme Court issued its final opinion on June 24th in Dobbs v. Jackson, which reversed Roe v Wade and Casey v Planned Parenthood and will allow the voters of each state to decide whether to give legal protection to their unborn children. The Texas Legislature has already passed HB1280, commonly known as the trigger bill, which will outlaw all abortion in Texas in 30 days.

Read the full statement here. 

Mission Red, White, and Blue! Special Joint Meeting Featuring Morgan Luttrell

Save the date of Monday, September 12, for a special joint meeting of the San Jacinto County and Polk County Republican Clubs. The event will be held at 5:30 PM, at VFW, Post 8568, 4951 Hwy 190 W in Livingston. Hot dogs, apple pie, and ice cream will be provided and the event will feature congressional candidate for TX-08 Morgan Luttrell. More details here. We hope to see you at this fun and informative event as we meet and network with our friends in Polk County!

The Power of Prayer 

Supreme Court sides with high school coach over 50-yard-line prayers

The justices’ decision found that the school system infringed the coach’s religious freedom and freedom of speech rights by seeking to block him from engaging in public prayers on the field. 

Read the full article here. Read the full article here.

Photo courtesy of Politico

Save the Date

Mark your calendars for these important upcoming events:

August 1 - Annual Party organizational meeting at headquarters, 6:00 PM.

August 15 - Coffee with Senator Charles Schwertner, 8:30 AM.

September 12 - Joint meeting with Polk County featuring Morgan Luttrell, 5:30 PM.

November 8 - Election Day Watch Party, join us at Republican Headquarters to watch the results come in and cheer on our GOP candidates. 

December - Christmas Party, details TBD. 

San Jacinto County Republican Party Mission

To promote a conservative philosophy of government: by promoting conservative principles; and by providing the infrastructure through which those who share our conservative principles can get involved in the political process, run for and be elected to public office, and govern according to our principles when elected.

201 HWY 150, Suite J-L

Coldspring, TX, 77331



SJC Republican Club News, Tammy Betancourt Editor. Political advertisement paid for by the San Jacinto County Republican Party. 

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