Texas Scorecard
Priorities and Assignments

Each week, Texas Scorecard Managing Editor Brandon Waltens visits with special guests and Texas Scorecard reporters, taking a look at the stories that are making headlines.

Brandon and Texas Scorecard Capitol Correspondent Jeramy Kitchen break down Gov. Greg Abbott’s State of the State address. What are the governor’s priorities? Do those priorities line up with the grassroots’ priorities?

Also, House committee assignments are out. Did new speaker Dade Phelan empower Republicans, or did he follow the lead of his predecessors and place Democrats in powerful positions to kill conservative legislation.


Episode 153: Texas’ School Choice Fiasco

Last Friday, the Texas House of Representatives killed an effort to bring school choice to Texans. On this week’s Liberty Café, Bill talks about why killing the proposal was actually […]

Centralization of Power in Texas Government

Last week Texans voted to increase state spending by $13.8 billion. This week on the Liberty Cafe, Bill looks at how this will centralize power in Texas government at the […]

11/2/23 RIP: School Choice is Dead in Texas (for now)

-The House kills school choice efforts yet again, despite the push by Gov. Greg Abbott -Lawmakers accuse House Speaker Dade Phelan of violating the constitution -600,000 known ‘Gotaways’ reported at […]