October 2011

Educrats emerge in legislative races

One of the key issues in the upcoming state legislative election is going to be school finance.  With the first of two expected lawsuits already out there, and so many House races in particular in play, we should start hearing a lot of “for the children”...

Job creator – or tax-and-spender?

Try though one might, it is getting difficult to ignore the political advertisements playing on local AM radio these days.  Just this week, I’ve counted at least twelve incidents of the same ad, one for former Dallas mayor Tom Leppert, who is running for Texas...
EPA: All Hat, No Cattle

EPA: All Hat, No Cattle

It’s déjà vu all over again. For the second time, the entire Texas Congressional Delegation, with the exception of one member, wrote a letter last week urging the EPA to reevaluate and delay implementation of the Cross State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR). The new letter...

Empower Texans Endorse Willett for Texas Supreme Court

While many voters focus on legislative and executive races, the judiciary — particularly the Supreme Court of Texas — wields profound influence over the State’s economy and the lives of 25 million Texans. The president of Empower Texans today announced the...