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Education, Not Indoctrination

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.

5 More Texas Counties Declare a Border Invasion

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.”

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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 – In his State of the State Address, Texas Governor Rick Perry today proposed a strong new constitutional protection for the state’s taxpayers. The measure would limit the growth in state spending to a rolling, three-year average of inflation and...

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...

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