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Bohac Fixes It

Bohac Fixes It

Last month we wrote about House Bill 991, legislation that -- as originally drafted -- would have created burdensome new regulations on businesses to display the cost of taxes embedded in gasoline, and heavy fines if businesses' attempts to comply didn't met the...

Hitting Business For Government’s Hidden Taxes

Hitting Business For Government’s Hidden Taxes

[This article includes an update at the end.] All too often, politicians seek to hide the cost of government from the people by levying taxes at the wholesale level or disguised as “business” taxes. Rather than force government to be more honest, legislation filed by...

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

It should surprise no one that Chambers of Commerce are not always supporters of limited government. However, the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce are coming together to explicitly endorse big government. To support their efforts, the...

Policy Summit Highlights Moderates’ Priorities

Policy Summit Highlights Moderates’ Priorities

The Conservative Roundtable of Texas held a Policy Summit in the Capitol on Tuesday afternoon, at which select legislators discussed their respective outlooks on budget, education, and transportation issues for the session. The Conservative Roundtable, which has...

Liberals’ Favorite Republican

Liberals’ Favorite Republican

Kevin Eltife – known best in Austin for his desire to raise taxes – is back at it, clamoring for more spending while bashing conservatives in the process. This time, he caught the attention of liberal bloggers who were quick to praise him. A perennially sub-par...