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Liberals, Lobbyists, Losers, and Lame Ducks For Ratliff

Liberals, Lobbyists, Losers, and Lame Ducks For Ratliff

In his campaign against taxpayer champion Matt Rinaldi, Bennett Ratliff is touting a small group of "conservative" legislative endorsements. But the group is composed of liberals, lobbyists, losers, and lame ducks. Of the thirteen legislative endorsements touted by...

Straus Marks Farney for Protection

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Straus Marks Farney for Protection

According to sources, Gordon Johnson has informed liberal House Speaker Joe Straus’s vendors that Georgetown Republican Marsha Farney’s reelection is one of Straus’s “top five” races.

Abbott’s Education Reform Killed By Texas House Leadership

Continuing (mis)Education

Education reformers were again thwarted by the Texas House leadership. The only substantive “reform” to make it through was a bill designating schools and districts with a letter-grade rating. That replaces the current system of rating districts as "acceptable,"...

Tax Hikes Defeated in the Texas House

Tax Hikes Defeated in the Texas House

Texans fed up with property taxes got a glimmer of hope last night in the Texas House. The measure on the agenda? HB 506 by Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin) which would have permitted school property tax rates to rise up to an additional 10 cents per $100 of valuation....