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Paxton Earns TFR SD8 Endorsement

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today announced the endorsement of State Rep. Ken Paxton in his race for Senate District 8. The senate seat is open following the announcement by incumbent Sen. Florence Shapiro that she will not seek reelection in 2012. “With Ken...


Senatorial Shift

With four Republican retiring, perhaps two more Republicans vulnerable to primary challenges, and a Democrat heading for defeat, the Texas Senate will look a lot better in 2013. Each outgoing senator is likely to be replaced by conservatives TFR has previously...

Senate Can Get Budget Right

Budget hope is not lost in the Texas Senate. Indeed, resurgent conservatives in the upper chamber are pushing the right priorities. Now we’ll see if leadership will respond with the right numbers.