We Recommend Lance Gooden in the GOP Runoff for the 5th Congressional District

Strong legislative experience in Austin makes state Rep. Lance Gooden the hands-down choice in the GOP runoff for the seat being vacated by the retiring Jeb Hensarling.Gooden, a 35-year-old insurance consultant from Terrell, has earned strong reviews from constituents and state leaders alike for the effective way he has represented his East Texas district, which overlaps considerably with Hensarling's congressional district. For example, Gooden won praise in the last session for passing a bill that stopped municipalities from annexing rural land into their city limits without an election.We're generally aligned with Gooden's views on tax relief, the need for comprehensive immigration reform and free-market efforts to boost the economy in ways that benefit all Texans.  Continue reading...

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