U.S. Senator John Cornyn votes FOR Coronavirus Response Bill

March 20, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) spoke on the Senate floor today March 20 in advance of voting for the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. “I think of people like Joe Kenney, who opened Cobblehead’s Bar and Grill in Brownsville, Texas . . . Joe says, ‘shutting down two, three, four weeks, you can leave 25 years on the table with what we put into this place.’  Joe, to his credit, is especially worried about his more than 30 employees and what will happen to them.  This is a familiar story for […]

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U.S. Congressman Ron Wright Votes “Yes” on Coronavirus Response Act

March 17, 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last night, Congressman Ron Wright (TX-06) voted YES on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201).  He made the following statement: “Last night I voted YES on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). As COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, continues to sweep through our nation, my main priority is to ensure that the people of the 6th District have the resources they need to keep their families safe.  Although this legislation is not perfect; it will provide critical assistance in the days and weeks ahead as we fight the COVID-19 threat. […]

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR NAVARRO COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN

Dear members and friends, We are in the midst of an unprecedented time in our nation’s history.  Our President and Governor have called for social distancing and mitigation to combat the Corona virus (COVID-19).  At this time, meetings of less than ten are suggested. Therefore, our board has decided to cancel our Tuesday, March 24th meeting.  It also seems possible by listening to the President’s health team, we may have to suspend our May meeting.  We will do what is best for our group as requested. — Derrick Days has been cancelled. — James Dickey, our Republican State Party Chairman, […]

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott headlines 2020 Reagan Day Dinner

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun March 10, 2020 Governor Greg Abbott rallied Navarro County Republicans Friday March 6 at this year’s Reagan Day Dinner.  The annual fundraiser was a culmination of a successful week for the Party which saw 79% of local ballots cast for Republicans in the March 3 Primary Election. “That trend will continue,” said Eric R. Meyers,  Navarro County Republican Chairman, “but only if Republicans continue to build the base by educating and energizing voters.” Governor Abbott echoed that message during his address at the IOOF Event Center in Corsicana, which hosted the dinner’s record […]

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U.S. Congressman Wright Presents Certificate to Navarro College Cheerleaders

By Guy Chapman — Corsicana Daily Sun February 27, 2020 U.S. Representative Ron Wright (R-CD6) visited the Corsicana Navarro College campus Tuesday February  25 to present Coach Monica Aldama and her cheerleading team with a Certificate Of Recognition for their achievement in the Netflix documentary “Cheer” which premiered in January.  The six-part series was an unprecedented hit, attracting viewers not only within the cheerleading community, but worldwide.

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Republican Party of Navarro County hosts 2020 GOP Candidate Forum

February 14, 2020 By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun Navarro County Republican Chairman Eric R. Meyers welcomed over 180 people to the Republican Party’s 2020 candidate forum at the Corsicana Opry and Events Center Tuesday February 11.  The forum showcased several Navarro County candidates who are in contested primary races including Navarro County District Attorney, Navarro County Sheriff, and County Commissioner Precinct 3.  Meyers encouraged those in attendance to view the candidate forum as a job interview. Questions were tailored to specific races.  The candidates were each isolated while the other spoke.  The forum’s moderators were Will Orr, Republican […]

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U.S. Congressman Wright presents Larry Hodge with Congressional Veterans Commendation

February 13, 2020 U.S. Congressman Ron Wright (R-TX) honored Larry Hodge of Corsicana with the Congressional Veterans Commendation Tuesday night February 11 at the Republican Party of Navarro County GOP Candidate Forum at the Corsicana Opry in downtown Corsicana. The commendation is presented to a U.S. military veteran who continues to serve their community and country as a community volunteer, civic leader or elected official after the completion of their military service.  Although the commendation has been in existence for several years, Hodge is the first veteran in Navarro County to receive it.  The commendation is non-partisan, but the first […]

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Navarro County Republican Women Hold Candidate Forum

January 31, 2020 By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun The Navarro County Republican Women held a candidate forum along with their regular business meeting Tuesday January 28.  State and local candidates each made their case with little more than a month before the Texas Primary Election on March 3. District Attorney Candidates Will Thompson and Will Dixon gave their pitches. “I did the things I said he was going to do,” Dixon said of Governor Greg Abbott’s endorsement.  “Prosecutors wear the white hats, and must conduct themselves with respect.  I’m not going to be beholden to statistics,” he said, […]

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Democrats’ Early 2020 Blitz to Flip Texas Flops

January 30, 2020 By Paul J. Weber — Associated Press AUSTIN — If Texas is going to be competitive in 2020, the first race wasn’t. Democrats went all in on a legislative runoff in the booming Houston suburbs, drumming up endorsements from Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren and putting $ 1 million on the ground.  Still, a Republican real estate developer, who had lost several previous tries for office, cruised to a double-digit victory. It was a high-profile defeat for Democrats who supercharged a sleepy statehouse special election in a bid to make an early 2020 strike on the GOP’s […]

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Big Republican Win in Texas House District 28 — First Test of 2020

January 29, 2020 “I am so grateful for the Republican Party of Texas, Chairman James Dickey, and the hardworking staff and volunteers who help make our victory possible.  This election was a team win.  I look forward to working with RPT again this fall to keep Texas Red!” State Representative-Elect Gary Gates It was our first test — and Republicans won! Last night (January 28) was a huge win for Texas Republicans with the conclusive 16=point victory for State Representative-Elect Gary Gates over his socialist progressive Democrat opponent — a victory so convincing that Gary achieved double the 2018 margin-of-victory […]

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