Texas Scorecard
Texas Scorecard
The Day the (Electric) Market Died

Twenty years ago Texas began its experiment allowing competition in the electricity market. Despite its great successes, it looks like competition may succumb to fearful politicians and rent-seeking generators and Wall Street bankers. On Episode 34 of the Liberty Cafe, we examine how and why all this happened.


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 […]