The Arlington City Office of Communication detailed the massive government giveaway that the city offered Amazon, which came in the form of various taxpayer-funded immediate and long-term benefits.
School District Vendors Bankroll Pro-Bond PAC in Denton ISD
Companies gave $116,000 to the PAC promoting the district’s $750 million bond, including those that will directly profit off its passage.
Round Rock Keeps Taking More of Residents’ Money
The city’s appetite for taxpayer money is growing, and what they’re spending it on is concerning.
Texas Scorecard Podcasts, Uncategorized
Texas Scorecard Radio (March 22, 2018)
Episode 25: Tony McDonald visits with Charles Blain about Houston’s response to Hurricane Harvey. Sal Ayala drops by to discuss a big victory for sanctuary city opponents, and Jacob Asmussen […]
City of Round Rock Playing Favorites, Hurting Taxpayers
The city is offering special benefits to only a select few businesses.
“Struggling” Internet Giant Amazon Holds Hand Out to Taxpayer
Why would one of the largest companies ever need incentives? The plain answer is that they don’t.
Liberal Mayor Defends House Speaker & Higher Taxes
During a recent interview, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg – a self-proclaimed progressive – defended both Speaker Straus and the City of San Antonio’s record of higher spending and property taxes calling Straus a “true statesman”.
Plano Proposes $12 Million Property Tax Increase
Even after a 1 cent tax rate cut, the city is projected to raise property taxes on existing residents by $11.9 million, due to higher appraisal values.
Final State Budget Highlights Restraint and Areas for Improvement
While total spending is cause for encouragement, SB 1 was a mixed bag at the ground level
Tan Parker Favors Cronyism over Conservatism
Parker’s move shows that NASCAR is more important to him than the Republican Party of Texas’ priorities.