Why would one of the largest companies ever need incentives? The plain answer is that they don’t.
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”.
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.
While total spending is cause for encouragement, SB 1 was a mixed bag at the ground level
Parker’s move shows that NASCAR is more important to him than the Republican Party of Texas’ priorities.
Public discourse overwhelmingly centers on flawed, specially commissioned studies that vastly overstate film subsidy effectiveness.
The biggest fight will be over whether or not to raid the Rainy Day Fund, something Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has taken off the table and to which lawmakers should “Just Say No!”
Hold on to your wallets – Texas legislators have come up with yet another way to “help” businesses with our tax dollars.
This week, Hall filed a trio of bills that would eliminate some of the state’s most egregious subsidy programs.
Over 94 percent of delegates at the Texas Republican Party’s Convention oppose local governments giving taxpayer handouts to private corporations. The language adopted in the GOP platform plank also calls for government at all levels to end taxpayer bailouts of any...