Challenging the Regulatory State

The HPRA lunch speaker this Friday is attorney Robert Henneke,  Director of the Center for the American Future, a part of the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Mr. Henneke will speak on regulatory overreach by city halls on home and room rentals such as Vacation Rentals By Owner  ( and, as well as the core mission to “launch challenges to government overreach at the administrative, district and appellate court levels.”

One of their cases is a lawsuit regarding the Austin fireman’s union.



Houston Property Rights Association


PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% gratuity – buffet self-serve – all you can eat.

Coffee and tea are extra.


The Lam Bo Restaurant (Chinese and American food), is at

6159 Westheimer Road, about a mile west of Chimney Rock on the south side.

(look for us in the back room)


July 14, 2017

Buffet lunch – 12:00 to 2:00 – Program starts at 12:30


Please tell your friends and neighbors about our meetings.





Upcoming Speakers and Topics


July 21: TBD


July 28: South Texas Law School Professor and blogger Josh Blackman – who will discuss his two books on Obamacare, which he will sign for folks who bring copies.


  1. Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare (2013)
  2. Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power(2016)


Aug. 4; TBD


Aug. 11: Retired HPD officer Larry Watts and his wife Carolyn -.who will discuss their book, Dishonored and Forgotten, a novel based on the death of an HPD detective in his office in the Houston police department, and officially explained as a suicide.



HPRA wants to thank Computer Services of Texas

for its donated work keeping the HPRA Macintosh computer running smoothly.