Legislative Priority: Banning Red-Light Cameras

Legislative Priority: Banning Red-Light Cameras

Red-light cameras have been installed in cities across Texas and the nation under the pretense of promoting safe driving but, in reality, the automated devices are little more than another vehicle for municipalities to rob citizens of their money. Photo enforced...
Texas Taxpayers Deserve Uniform Elections

Texas Taxpayers Deserve Uniform Elections

Everyone agrees voter participation in Texas could, and should, be better. So why does the Texas Legislature allow taxing entities to hold “special” elections on irregular dates that depress voter participation? Holding elections at times other than a uniform election...
Court Puts Hold on Houston Pay Parity

Court Puts Hold on Houston Pay Parity

On Friday, a Houston court granted the Houston Police Officers Union a temporary restraining order to halt the implementation of recently passed Proposition B, the firefighter pay parity proposition. The union’s lawsuit alleged Proposition B was “an unconstitutional...
Leach Leaves Freedom Caucus

Leach Leaves Freedom Caucus

One member of the Texas Freedom Caucus, a group of conservative lawmakers  who made waves during the recent session, will not be re-joining the group when the legislature reconvenes in January. Before the House Republican Caucus met this weekend to officially...