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Abbott Announces Plans to Build Border Wall

Abbott Announces Plans to Build Border Wall

Texas will soon begin construction on a border wall, Gov. Greg Abbott said at a border security summit in Del Rio on Thursday. The summit was composed of sheriffs, police chiefs, county judges, mayors, district attorneys, and landowners throughout Texas’ border...
TBC: Preserve the Rainy Day Fund

TBC: Preserve the Rainy Day Fund

Saving for a “rainy day” is something all Texans are familiar with. Well, all of us who don’t have the luxury of spending other peoples’ money like they do in Austin. Effectively preparing for the future is something that takes time and effort. For the sake of Texas’...

TBC: No New Taxes

Opposing new taxes and fees seems logical given the current state of the economy, but expecting legislators to use logic might be a bit too much to ask. However, the Texas Budget Compact – and Texas voters – are asking. Last session, legislators patted themselves on...