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July 2012 [PAGE: 2]

Ken Sapp on the Speaker’s Race

Where does Ken Sapp stand on the Speaker’s race for the 83rd Session? Voters asked him this question at a recent candidate forum for HD 91’s runoff election. Unfortunately for Sapp, his refusal to answer didn’t play well with them. If the vote for speaker were held...
TBC: Preserve the Rainy Day Fund

TBC: Preserve the Rainy Day Fund

Saving for a “rainy day” is something all Texans are familiar with. Well, all of us who don’t have the luxury of spending other peoples’ money like they do in Austin. Effectively preparing for the future is something that takes time and effort. For the sake of Texas’...
A Dollar For Your Thoughts?

A Dollar For Your Thoughts?

Some lucky Texans are a getting a dollar bill in the mail this week, courtesy of the US Department of Commerce — along with a survey asking about their travel habits. The dollar is real, but is the survey legit? Depends on how you feel about your tax...
TFR Endorses Tucker Anderson

TFR Endorses Tucker Anderson

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Tucker Anderson in his 2012 campaign for the Texas House, District 12. “Tucker Anderson is a strong, principled conservative,” said the president of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, Michael Quinn Sullivan. “He...
Worthless Wentworth

Worthless Wentworth

Whatever bit of honor State Sen. Jeff Wentworth had, he has tossed out the window. In his bid to hold on to a seat he has unsuccessfully been using to seek better-paying government jobs, Wentworth and his desperate lobbyist-consultant have added bald-faced lies to...

Chicken Little Politics

It’s only July and Democrats are already crafting narratives of false choices. This time, it’s liberal Democrat Sen. Wendy Davis of Ft. Worth who claims school districts are forced to hike taxes because of “underfunding” from the state. Apparently she hasn’t looked...

Cost of Conservation

We’re constantly told to conserve resources, to use less and be environmentally responsible. The City of Austin is making that less attractive. They are going to be raising water rates… because people have cut back on water usage. According to the Austin...