Cary Cheshire

Cary Cheshire is the Vice President of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. A 6th Generation Texan, Cary attended Texas A&M University was active in a number of conservative causes including Ted Cruz's Senate campaign. He has also worked on campaigns to elect conservatives to Congress and the Texas Legislature. Cary enjoys college football, genealogy research, and the occasional craft beer.
Transportation Funding a Top Priority

Transportation Funding a Top Priority

Transportation has become a major issue in the state of Texas with rising population and business growth placing greater strain on the existing infrastructure. The issue was even highlighted in a campaign advertisement by Governor Abbott where he claimed  “a guy in a...

Texans Fight for Faith and Family

Texans Fight for Faith and Family

Conservative and faith-based leaders from around Texas gathered in Austin Tuesday as part of Texas Faith and Family Day. Organized by Texas Values, the event also featured speakers from Concerned Women of America- Texas, Texas Eagle Forum, Women Wellness Coalition of...

Abbott Addresses the State of Texas

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Abbott Addresses the State of Texas

On Tuesday, newly minted Governor Greg Abbott addressed a joint session of the Texas Legislature to set forth his policy proposals for the 84th Legislature. In his remarks, Abbott made clear that he intends to follow through on promises he made during his campaign and...

Senate Aims to Expand Gun Rights

Senate Aims to Expand Gun Rights

The passage of campus carry gives a clear indication that the Texas Senate has undoubtedly become more conservative and more willing to lead this session.

Straus Again Empowers Democrats, Liberal Republicans

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Straus Again Empowers Democrats, Liberal Republicans

Wednesday afternoon, House Speaker Joe Straus released his committee assignments for the 84th Texas House of Representatives. In the appointments, Straus continued his track record of marginalizing conservatives, engaging in cronyism with elites, and compromising with...

No Excuses for Inaction on Conservative Reform

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No Excuses for Inaction on Conservative Reform

When the Texas Constitution was adopted, the intention was to safeguard the people from government—to encourage legislatures led by citizens rather than career politicians. In an effort to achieve that end, sessions of the state legislature were limited to 140 days...

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

It should surprise no one that Chambers of Commerce are not always supporters of limited government. However, the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce are coming together to explicitly endorse big government. To support their efforts, the...