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Abbott Proposal Eliminates Emerging Technology Fund

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Abbott Proposal Eliminates Emerging Technology Fund

Earlier today, the office of Governor Greg Abbott issued a press release detailing his proposal to eliminate the Emerging Technology Fund (ETF). Abbott’s plan would use half of the ETF’s unexpended balances to establish the Governor’s University Research Initiative...

Easy Cutting

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Easy Cutting

True economic development results when government is kept under tight control, letting the free market be truly free.

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Emerging Ineffectiveness

So how well have your tax dollars been spent subsidizing start-up companies? According to new reports, not very well. The state’s Emerging Technology Fund spent an average of over $200,000 per job created, leaving more of us to wonder why Texas is still in the...