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Labor Union Lauds Republican Lawmakers

Labor Union Lauds Republican Lawmakers

Given the legislative priorities of the AFL-CIO, it’s difficult to imagine why any Republican legislator would want to receive the endorsement of the liberal labor union.

Union Files Lawsuit to Halt New Accountability Program

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Union Files Lawsuit to Halt New Accountability Program

An AFL-CIO affiliate is suing the Texas Education Commissioner in an effort to stop a new teacher evaluation program called the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS), from being implemented. T-TESS will replace the Professional Development Appraisal System (PDAS) that has been in place for more than 20 years.

Special Treatment For Unions

Special Treatment For Unions

In the argument for union dues reform opponents are citing the special relationship given to unions. They operate under less restrictive guidelines than charities do.

Texas Exports Tax Hike to Nevada

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Texas Exports Tax Hike to Nevada

Although Texas leads the nation in energy production and a variety of key economic indicators, we’re exporting much more than goods and services. Other states are following our lead on destructive taxing policy to the economic detriment of their residents. Patrick...