In case you missed it, the Texas House this week approved the elimination of the Texas Infrastructure Fund tax. This egregious little tax has been levied on your phone bill for a decade. Everyone agrees the job the TIF tax was levied to do was finished (wire rural schools, hospitals and libraries to the Internet). But State Sen. Steve Ogden (R-Bryan), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has said he needs â€œto think aboutâ€ whether the legislature should do the right thing and stop collecting the tax, like they said they would when they implemented it. Mr. Ogden, there’s nothing to think about: Let taxpayers keep their money!
“There is no reason that the Chinese should own a single acre of Texas land, and we look forward to seeing the Legislature enact a ban this session.”
After a young girl was filmed visibly backing away from a drag queen, the venue claims they feel “unsafe” continuing drag events for the remainder of the year.
“Whose job is it to decide legislative priorities? It is the elected representative’s job based on direct feedback from constituents.” –State Rep. James Frank
"Texas has made tremendous progress in restoring faith in our elections over the past year.”