Bad Policy Ideas Never Die - Texas Scorecard

Some things are just bad public policy, particularly when  they deal with eliminating competition. Maybe even especialyl when competition is limited. This is especially true of efforts to make all states levy sales taxes the same way.

While we’ve written about this topic previously, I hope you check out a piece in yesterday’s Fort Worth Star Telegram by some of the best legislators in the Texas House: Ken Paxton, Jodie Laubenberg, Leo Berman, Dan Flynn, Bryan Hughes and Bill Zedler.

Their conclusion about the streamlined sales tax concept: “We can’t afford a “solution” that raises taxes, burdens our businesses and shortchanges local governments. Furthermore, we must keep Texans in charge of Texas tax policy.”