Education, Not Indoctrination
Newly elected trustee Tammy Nakamura speaks to the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD community as the school board adopts policy changes that de-politicize classrooms.
Federal Judge: All Texas Adults Should Have Constitutional Carry
A constitutional carry bill passed by the Legislature last year restricted the right to only those 21 and up.
5 More Texas Counties Declare a Border Invasion
“Given that Texas is the first impacted, and the most impacted by the Biden border crisis, we must do the job Biden refuses to do and secure the border ourselves using every tool and legal authority available.”
Communist China in Texas: Nonprofit Infiltration
Connected politicos opened the door to our state and nation.
Bust the spending cap
Sullivan tells lawmakers: It’s okay to bust the cap for tax relief
Texas Senators today voted to bust the current spending cap so as to provide more property tax relief with the surplus than they might have otherwise. Before their vote, Michael Quinn Sullivan sent the following letter. February 14, 2007 Dear Members of the Texas...
Shenandoah Texas May Set Record for Per Capita Cost of Taxpayer-Funded Lobbyists
The Houston Chronicle recently reported that the town of Shenandoah Texas has hired taxpayer-funded lobbyists for $30,000 this session. At first blush, this is not shocking since our friends at Americans for Prosperity-Texas have estimated that governmental entities...
Taxpayers Deserve to be Paid Back
Corpus Christi's KRIS television reported this week that the Nueces County Hospital District is asking the Legislature to pass a bill that will allow them to recover money on behalf of taxpayers when those who receive "indigent" care later receive an insurance...
Governor promotes taxpayer protection
AUSTIN, Texas â€“ In his State of the State Address, Texas Governor Rick Perry today proposed a strong new constitutional protection for the stateâ€™s taxpayers. The measure would limit the growth in state spending to a rolling, three-year average of inflation and...
Extreme Property Taxes Cause Texas to Lead Nation in Home Foreclosures – Breaking the Backs and Dreams of Ordinary Texans
In case anyone thought the revolt against skyrocketing property taxes is just coming from mostly white middle class suburbs, the Brownsville Herald carries a powerful staff editorial today denouncing the recent seizure of 250 local homes and businesses because owners...
Hang Up on the Texas Telephone Tax
Not including the new margin tax surcharge from Sprint, Texans already paid 18 percent of their telephone bill in government taxes and fees. That's outrageous. Why shouldn't the same sales tax apply to telephone bills as to every other purchase? Now, the...
Sprinting To A New Tax
My Sprint cellphone bill arrived today, featuring a brand new fee: The Texas Margin Fee Reimbursement. This is Sprint's attempt to make visible the new business tax implemented by the Texas Legislature last sprint. Some in the legislature are crying foul, but Sprint...
Governor’s budget proposals will promote accountability, transparency
AUSTIN, Texas â€“ Gov. Rick Perry today proposed four key budget reforms designed to promote fiscal responsibility. Michael Quinn Sullivan, president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, praised the proposals, saying they shine more sunlight on the stateâ€™s finances....