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Dallas Proposition Advances Transparency

Dallas Proposition Advances Transparency

The City of Dallas has advanced nine charter amendments on November’s ballot. The first would require that taxpayers see the total cost of future debt propositions on the ballot, a key transparency reform advocated for by Texans for Fiscal Responsibility and a...

Masters of Manipulation

Masters of Manipulation

The masters of manipulation are spending your hard-earned tax dollars researching which “facts” they should share and which they should brush under the rug.

Birdville ISD Backs Out

Birdville ISD Backs Out

Birdville ISD (BISD) officials, led by School Board President Cary Hancock, previously committed to deliver on a pledge traditionally viewed by the establishment as unthinkable; tell voters the whole truth at the ballot box…voluntarily. But at the 11th hour, they...

Local Debt Requires Local Action

Local Debt Requires Local Action

Reforms to the debt-issuing process are needed to make it more fair and transparent. Several schools we’ve approached are working to adopt them, but others won’t if Texans fail to ask!

Birdville ISD Poised to Make History

Birdville ISD Poised to Make History

Despite bi-partisan opposition to landmark disclosure and transparency reforms supported by the Texas State Comptroller in HB 14 last session, a few school districts across Texas are considering adopting several “best practices”, voluntarily. Officials in Birdville...