March 2014

Lawrence Jones III: Garland ISD, Place 5

Lawrence Jones III: Garland ISD, Place 5

In advance of the 2014 local elections in May, Texans For Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Lawrence Jones III in his bid for Garland ISD School Board, Place 5. Ross Kecseg, the TFR Metroplex office director, enthusiastically stated; “A graduate of Garland...
Misty Whitley: Crowley ISD, Place 1

Misty Whitley: Crowley ISD, Place 1

In advance of the 2014 local elections in May, Texans For Fiscal Responsibility today endorsed Misty Whitely in her bid for Crowley ISD School Board, Place 1. Ross Kecseg, the TFR Metroplex office director, praised Crowley. “Misty Whitely is a dedicated parent...
David vs. Goliath

David vs. Goliath

Despite long odds for his conservative challenger, liberal Republican State Senator Bob Deuell is in the fight of his political life. According to Texas Ethics Commission reports, Deuell astronomically outspent his conservative challenger, entrepreneur and Tea Party...

MTA Apologizes, Agrees To Settlement In Trademark Lawsuit

Following two years of litigation, a group of political consultants have apologized for “any confusion” their conduct created when they produced campaign literature addressed from an entity with a “confusingly similar” name to Texans for Fiscal Responsibility. The...
Nanny State Bag Fee, Now In Big D

Nanny State Bag Fee, Now In Big D

­­Dallas is commonly referred to as a transplant city, with many Americans from across the country relocating here for promising career opportunities.  Now it appears that nanny-state regulations, and not merely people, are also finding solid footing in the metroplex....
New faces, same old regime

New faces, same old regime

With an exceptional number of Straus committee chairs retiring from the House, the recent Republican primary election saw a large amount of open seats in play. Conservatives were able to capture some of these open seats outright on election night. Other races are yet...
Hiking The Gas Tax

Hiking The Gas Tax

Saying that he wants more money in transportation, State Rep. Drew Darby (R-San Angelo) recently said he would be pushing for higher gasoline taxes. He made his comments at the San Antonio Mobility Coalition, a group which describes itself as an “advocate multi-modal...