Texas should enhance ballot disclosure requirements for local governments, including the entity’s current financial status, a bond’s total cost with interest, and the tax impact of the proposed measure.
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During a recent Senate hearing, government-interest groups were at it again, passionately opposing greater ballot transparency for Texas taxpayers. Ballot […]
Earlier this year, State Rep. Matt Shaheen (R-Plano) filed legislation that would forbid governmental agencies from spending taxpayer funds to […]
Local entities across the state are asking voters to approve billions in debt this May.
The ballot language claims the $250 million loan is for “flood control,” but that’s a lie.
A pro-taxpayer ballot transparency reform is getting a second look in the special session.
Collin College hasn’t yet made pubic any contact information for its elected Board of Trustees as requested; in the meantime, Texas Scorecard is.
The legislation would end the smoke and mirrors that accompany most bond proposals and empower taxpayers.
The recording and publishing of public meetings is a best practice that’s been broadly adopted by many governments in Texas. […]
Government interest groups are confessing their belief that reforms aimed at providing greater fiscal transparency to voters will be harmful […]