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Former Texas Comptroller tapped by president to serve as Assistant Secretary of the Interior.

TPPF Says Frisco ISD’s Bond Could Cost $1.3 Billion

TPPF Says Frisco ISD’s Bond Could Cost $1.3 Billion

The Texas Public Policy Foundation recently highlighted Frisco ISD’s bond proposal, set to appear on May’s local ballot.  The brief paper is appropriately titled, “A Profile in Runaway Debt: Frisco ISD's $775 Million Bond Proposal”. Not only did their analysis...

Spring Brings New Debt Props in DFW

Spring Brings New Debt Props in DFW

Last fall, Texans were faced with billions of local debt propositions on their November 5th ballot.  In total, more than $7 billion of additional debt was requested from voters across the state, including Prop 6 which would remove $2 billion from the State’s Emergency...

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Comptroller Delivers Despite Legislative Failure

We recently criticized the state for creating a hopelessly complex information maze that keeps unsuspecting Texans in the dark, and enables local officials to further fuel their borrowing addiction. The State Comptroller’s office, headed by transparency champion Susan...

FWISD: Doubling Down on Costly Debt Addiction

FWISD: Doubling Down on Costly Debt Addiction

Interest expense is a huge cost that won’t be included on the ballot, nor in town halls conducted by district staff that will be living off taxpayer provided pensions by the time voters realize what hit them.