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Mayors Continue Opposition to Voter Approval of Taxes

Mayors Continue Opposition to Voter Approval of Taxes

A letter addressed to Texas House Committee on Ways and Means’ Chairman Dustin Burrows (R–Lubbock) from a group of city mayors outlines the staunch and uncompromising nature of local officials’ opposition to lowering the rollback rate to 2.5 percent. Local officials...
Texas Cities Struggle with Truth in Accounting

Texas Cities Struggle with Truth in Accounting

The financial struggles of major cities are far from a secret. Collectively, the roughly 70 most populous cities in America had $335.4 billion in unfunded debt, with $210.7 billion in pension debt alone, according to a report from Truth in Accounting. From unfunded...
Local Officials Oppose Ridesharing Innovation

Local Officials Oppose Ridesharing Innovation

Texas prides itself on its vibrant economy and pro-business climate, but often-overlooked local regulations are stifling innovative new businesses wildly popular among millions of Texans who benefit from increased job opportunities and travel services. Last month Uber...
Obstructionist

Obstructionist

Looking at the new statewide issues polling from Texas Tribune, I am struck again by just how out of touch Joe Straus and his “leadership” team really are from the mainstream of Texas. Let’s step back. The closest thing to “Joe Straus on the...
Corpus Going Green

Corpus Going Green

The local, big-government apologists are at it again! This week AP announced that Corpus Christi is going to hop on the ban-wagon and consider implementing a plastic-bag ban. The proposal was on the Corpus Christi City Council agenda back in May, but was delayed in...