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91.5%

91.5%

What happens if you hold an election and almost no one shows up? Those who do, change the world. That’s what happened on Tuesday. Here is the headline you won’t see: 91.5% Of Texans Said ‘No’ To Election You won’t see it, but you should. Why? Because 91.5 percent of...

Tax Branch of GOP

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Tax Branch of GOP

State Rep. Dan Branch says lawmakers should be focused more on spending the state’s newfound revenues, rather than cutting taxes.

Bad-Tax Bill

Bad-Tax Bill

People—business owners, employees, and customers—actually bear the burden of every “business” tax levied.

Announcing 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index

First Vote: Setting The Limit

Texas' Legislative Budget Board will meet this week to set the spending limit for the 2013 legislative session. That rate will tell us a lot about how the session will go for Texas' taxpayers, and for all intents and purposes is the first vote of the legislative...

Announcing 2013 Fiscal Responsibility Index

Starting From Zero

As legislators consider systemic reforms for 2013, enacting zero-based budgeting should be high among them.