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September meeting: Bill Peacock on the 14 proposed amendments we vote on for the Texas Constitution

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Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 6:30 PM
Outback Steakhouse, 2102 Texas Avenue South, College Station

As always, consider arriving early for dinner and discussion!

Potentially a low turnout—your vote will have more say

The November 7 General Election will include 14 Proposed Amendments for the Texas Constitution: see the ballot. There will be no public offices on the ballot and this will tempt some folk to ignore this election.

The devil is always in the details…

Some of the proposals on the ballot are brief and lack proper explanation, some are long and convoluted, which is typical for ballot propositions. Reading the propositions prompts the question “What does all this actually mean and what impact will they have if they are approved?”

The ones that pass will become law

Everyone needs to know that any of the Proposed Amendments that receive a majority vote will become Texas law. We need a firm evaluation of the proposals to vote with confidence and help others understand the issues and importance of this election.

Let’s welcome back Bill Peacock


Bill Peacock

Our guest speaker for this meeting will be Bill Peacock, Policy Director for both the Huffines Liberty Foundation and The Energy Alliance. See his bio.

Bill will review the Proposed Constitutional Amendments that will be on the General Election ballot and explain the various issues and cost involved with the proposals.

Looking forward to seeing you all again soon!

Bill Peacock Bio

Bill Peacock has spent the last 30+ years working in and around the Texas Legislature fighting for liberty by combining his love for theology, economics, and public policy. He is the policy director for both the Huffines Liberty Foundation and the Energy Alliance. Bill teaches high school government and economics and hosts ExcellentThought.net where he writes about the intersection of faith, culture, and public policy. He also hosts the Liberty Cafe, a podcast on TexasScorecard.com.

Bill does research on a variety of issues, including energy, economic, regulatory, and fiscal policy, property rights, natural resources, public education, and the relationship between faith, free markets, and economic prosperity.

Bill has a B.A. in History from the University of Northern Colorado and a M.B.A. with an emphasis in public finance from the University of Houston. He lives with his wife, Kelly, and son, William, in the Texas Hill Country, where they attend a reformed church.

I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. I will speak of your statutes before kings and will not be put to shame for I delight in your commands because I love them. Psalm 119:45-47