March 2012

Todd Staples: Opposing A Conservative

Todd Staples: Opposing A Conservative

According to the Austin rumor mill, Ag Commissioner Todd Staples will be throwing his endorsement against a conservative incumbent… in favor of a moderate, anti-tort-reform legislator-turned-lobbyist. For someone who wants to run for lieutenant governor in two...
The Guy That Raises Taxes

The Guy That Raises Taxes

It’s not often a Republican primary race for the Texas House gets this clear of a distinction. One candidate is a proven taxpayer champion, the other has admitted he’s “the guy that raises taxes.” The bad news is that the guy who raises taxes has lots of family money...
TFR Endorses Krause For Texas House

TFR Endorses Krause For Texas House

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed Matt Krause of Tarrant County in his 2012 campaign for the Texas House, District 93. “Matt Krause is a strong conservative who will bring practical, commonsense principles to the Texas House,” said the president of...
Of, By, And For The Lobby

Of, By, And For The Lobby

Former State Rep. Delwin Jones wants to represent the Austin lobby. At least, that’s the tone the liberal Lubbock Republican is taking in seeking contributions from what he calls the “’Third House’ of the Legislature” in his bid to return to the Texas House. Mr. Jones...

TFR Endorses Workman For Reelection

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed State Rep. Paul Workman of Travis County for reelection to the Texas House, District 47. “As a freshman legislator, Paul Workman demonstrated himself to be an effective advocate for Texas’ conservatives and the interests...
Keller City Manager Becomes Taxpayer Hero

Keller City Manager Becomes Taxpayer Hero

Would you consider firing yourself if you didn’t have enough work to do? That’s what the City Manager of Keller, TX did. Yes, you read that right. A government employee is including his own position in a round of budget cuts. Take note, because you may never see this...
Hutchison Sides Against Texas

Hutchison Sides Against Texas

As she prepares to fade from public office, US Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison is offering one more fight in DC. Too bad she is fighting against Texas. Sen. Hutchison is siding with the Obama Administration in criticizing Texas’ decision to stop sending our tax...
TFR Endorses Keffer For Texas House

TFR Endorses Keffer For Texas House

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has endorsed Bill Keffer of Dallas County in his 2012 campaign for the Texas House, District 114. “Bill Keffer is a proven conservative who has demonstrated an ability to bring practical, commonsense principles to the Texas...