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Local Election Results: Dallas County

Local Election Results: Dallas County

Voters across Dallas County went to the polls Saturday to select city and school board officials and decide on property tax-backed debt propositions. The highest-profile local election, for Dallas mayor, resulted in a runoff between five-term Democrat State Rep. Eric...
Promises Subject to Change*

Promises Subject to Change*

Texans have few protections from fiscal abuse by local governments. In regards to school bonds, local politicians have very few legal limits that restrict both how the debt is financed and how the approved funds are actually spent. Current law protects big-spenders...
Local Debt: Don’t Wait Until November

Local Debt: Don’t Wait Until November

Many Texans are shocked to learn that our state currently has the second highest, per capita local debt in the nation.  As a result, Texans are facing a local debt epidemic primarily driven by city and school debt, which are separately governed entities each with...
Lawrence Jones III: Garland ISD, Place 5

Lawrence Jones III: Garland ISD, Place 5

In advance of the 2014 local elections in May, Texans For Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Lawrence Jones III in his bid for Garland ISD School Board, Place 5. Ross Kecseg, the TFR Metroplex office director, enthusiastically stated; “A graduate of Garland...