Changes made in the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday increase total education reform spending to $9 billion with little dedicated to property tax relief.
The Institute for Justice ranks Texas at a shameful 17th place in a study ranking the states by “burden of licensing requirements.”
That taxpayers are funding their own opposition is egregious, and should stop.
Texas needs spending limit reform so that Texans have the best opportunity to prosper.
Conservative republicans statewide can hopefully expect to see a different tact in future House charges.
Mayor Sylvester Turner presented his what he called a “preliminary” pension fix. While he deserves credit for getting union leaders to the table, the plan still ignores some glaring concerns.
With sine die and the end of the legislative session drawing near, the window is rapidly closing for Republican lawmakers to deliver on the campaign promises that propelled them to victory. Nobody campaigned on the status quo; rather they advocated for less...
Houston’s ad hoc charter review committee met recently to discuss proposed reforms for the city’s charter. The council members voted to recommend the reforms be put to the people of Houston for a vote next November, rather than May. With a wide open mayoral race,...