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Texas Scorecard Staff

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TFR: Slaton for Texas House District 2

With Americans demanding bold conservative leadership, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility endorses Bryan Slaton in the Republican primary for Texas House District 2. “Bryan Slaton will fight for the conservative values and principles that Texans hold dear,” said TFR’s president, Michael Quinn Sullivan. “Bryan Slaton will be the kind of bold, commonsense lawmaker in Austin that […]

By |October 1, 2015
TFR: Lang In Texas House 60

Calling him a no-nonsense fighter, Mike Lang has been endorsed by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility in the Republican primary for Texas House District 60. “As a police officer and elected constable, Mike Lang has proven time and again his willingness to serve his community with integrity,” said TFR’s president, Michael Quinn Sullivan. “Mike Lang will […]

By |September 30, 2015
TFR: Fields For Texas House 14

A fiscal conservative with a proven record of fighting for commonsense reforms, Jess Fields has earned the endorsement of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility in the Republican primary for Texas House District 14. “As a city councilman and community leader, Jess Fields has proven that he puts sound public policy and the good of Texas taxpayers first,” […]

By |September 30, 2015
Recommendations for 2015 November Constitutional Propositions

Seven amendments will be up for consideration by Texans in the Nov. 3 ballot (early voting runs from Oct. 19 through Oct. 30). Here we offer our recommendations on each of the propositions. Proposition 1 – SJR 1 Explanation: Increases the homestead exemption for public school districts by $10,000, gives the legislature the authority to […]

By |September 17, 2015
Taylor Criticizes House 'Distortion' Of Ethics Package

State Sen. Van Taylor (R-Plano) expressed astonishment on Wednesday night for the elimination of meaningful ethics reforms of elected officials in the House. Instead of finding additional opportunities for ethics reform focused on elected officials, the House elected to pursue more regulations against the free speech of private citizens. [side_text]”Some in the House apparently don’t […]

By |May 26, 2015
Metroplex 2015 Endorsements

The Metroplex bureau of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility is pleased to present local government endorsements for the upcoming May 9 elections. The endorsements were made based on candidate questionnaires, interviews, reviews by the members of the Regional Advisory Boards, and input from our Metroplex subscribers. “Due to the vast number of races across North Texas, […]

By |April 12, 2015
New Judge Re-Affirms Dismissal of TEC Case

DENTON, Texas – Re-affirming the decision of a previous district court judge’s ruling, the Texas Ethic Commission’s politically-motivated case against the president of Empower Texans was dismissed. [side_text]”For the sake of silencing the critics of their political puppet-masters, the TEC will smear anyone and violate the most basic of rights. I’m honored to be in […]

By |March 18, 2015
TFR Wins Texas Speech Fight

DENTON, Texas – The 158th District Court in Denton County dismissed a case the Texas Ethics Commission had brought seeking to limit the First Amendment rights of Empower Texans / Texans for Fiscal Responsibility and its president, Michael Quinn Sullivan. For nearly three years, the TEC had been acting to silence Sullivan and the grassroots […]

By |February 18, 2015