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JoAnn Fleming: Time to Get Involved

JoAnn Fleming: Time to Get Involved

As local governments across Texas prepare to vote on their budgets and tax rates in the fall, Grassroots America—We The People PAC Executive Director JoAnn Fleming sat down with Texas Scorecard to discuss why and how Texans need to plug in to policy debates at the...
Commentary: Stay Engaged, Grassroots

Commentary: Stay Engaged, Grassroots

So, the 86th Legislative Session is over. What now? I’m glad you asked! Because I have some suggestions: First: Most of the House representatives are going to be holding townhalls in their districts over the coming weeks. State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R–Keller) has...
City Spending Trends Reveal Need for Limits

City Spending Trends Reveal Need for Limits

The majority of Texas’ largest cities are growing core government spending faster than their population, according to public data collected by the Texas Scorecard. While the magnitude of the problem varies, it’s clear taxpayers would benefit from local spending...