August 2011

Partial Property Protections

Partial Property Protections

Legislators passed an omnibus senate bill this session, designed to strengthen protections for private property. As the campaign season heats up, incumbent legislators will inevitably trumpet the bill as proof of having your best interests at heart, despite many...

Standing Up To Subsidies

Conservatives tired of seeing their tax dollars used for subsidizing industries like “green energy” should be thoroughly disappointed with knowing just how many of their legislators supported such programs this session. Ever heard of the Texas Emissions Reduction...

UT Takes First Step In Reform

Responding to calls for reform in higher education, the chancellor of the University of Texas today unveiled a plan that takes a good first step at improving affordability and transparency. Of course, more is needed to make sure taxpayers, parents and students get the...