January 2007

You Can Vote Today to Return the Surplus

In a matter of months, your legislator will hopefully, after hearing from you, vote to return the surplus to taxpayers. However, you can vote today in an online poll sponsored by the Houston Business Journal which asks respondents how the Texas surplus should be...

TFR calls on legislature to enact reforms

AUSTIN, Texas – Announced on Tuesday were the recommendations of the Governor’s Task Force on Appraisal Reform. The president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility said that if enacted the recommendations will empower taxpayers and promote a healthy economy. “The...

Taxpayers urged to contact lawmakers

AUSTIN, Texas – More than 29,000 households in eight senatorial districts are receiving mail about the importance returning Texas’ record budget surplus to taxpayers. The president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility said taxpayers deserve to see further tax...