Legislation in Texas House would reduce ballot choices for Texans

Lawmakers in Austin are set to consider legislation this week which would increase the requirements that parties must reach in order to maintain ballot access in Texas. Continue reading

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Libertarian Party Secretary Speaks to KWKT Regarding Marijuana Laws

Stephen Carter, Secretary for the Libertarian Party of McLennan County

Stephen Carter, Secretary for the Libertarian Party of McLennan County

Libertarian Party of McLennan County secretary Stephen Carter spoke with KWKT Fox 44 today regarding the Texas House of Representatives passing HB 63, which would decrease the penalty for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. Continue reading

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Libertarian Party of McLennan County Supports Marijuana Penalty Reduction Bill Passed by Texas House of Representatives, Questions the Votes of Local Representatives

Republican Representatives Charles "Doc" Anderson (left) and Kyle Kacal (right) of districts 56 and 12 respectively. Photo credit Texas Tribune.

Republican Representatives Charles “Doc” Anderson (left) and Kyle Kacal (right) of districts 56 and 12 respectively. Photo credit Texas Tribune.

The Texas House of Representatives took up HB 63 this week, which decreases the penalty for marijuana possession. It passed by a vote of 98-43. The Libertarian Party of McLennan County supports the House’s actions in regards to this legislation. Continue reading

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