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Obstructionist

Obstructionist

Looking at the new statewide issues polling from Texas Tribune, I am struck again by just how out of touch Joe Straus and his "leadership" team really are from the mainstream of Texas. Let's step back. The closest thing to "Joe Straus on the Texas Ballot" was in the...

The Education Debt Industrial Complex

The Education Debt Industrial Complex

Spring means it’s bond season in Texas. May brings warmer weather and the opportunity to further indenture our posterity with wasteful school debt. For advocates of responsible financial stewardship by school districts, it is frustrating to see measures increasing...

Out-Spent, Not Out-Worked

Out-Spent, Not Out-Worked

Establishment incumbents wildly out-spent their conservative challengers, with lobbyists putting in tens of thousands of dollars. Yet when the votes were counted in race after race, those dollars meant less than the hard work, shoe-leather and convictions of the new...

Conservatives Win Big!

Conservatives Win Big!

Tuesday night's results made for a very good morning for conservatives in Texas. A few fast facts about last-night’s Republican primary: The most liberal Republican in the Texas Senate lost. Conservative ranks in the Senate are swelling. Every House conservative won...

Endorsement: Anderson In HD 105

In advance of the 2014 elections, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Rodney Anderson in his bid to replace Linda Harper-Brown in House District 105. “Rodney Anderson is a strong conservative with a proven record as a citizen-leader, activist and...

Death Draws Near For Conservative House Bills

Death Draws Near For Conservative House Bills

The deadline for bills in the Texas House to be read on 2nd Reading is quickly approaching. To no one’s surprise, many conservative bills will be laid to rest, barring a sudden and drastic change of heart by House leadership. Per Texas House Rules, a bill must be...