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A new study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University has shown just how much Texans could save in taxes if corporate welfare was eliminated.
This week, Hall filed a trio of bills that would eliminate some of the state’s most egregious subsidy programs.
In appearances in San Antonio and Houston, gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott has hinted he may not be the biggest fan of […]
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has it exactly right: “The Texas economy will grow, with or without incentives.” The ‘incentives,’ of course, are government giveaway programs that cost taxpayers a lot without providing much return. It’s time for them to go.
In a sign of how disconnected tax-spenders are from taxpayers, Dallas city officials are digging deep into the taxpayers wallets to hand cash directly over to one of the nation’s biggest companies. AT&T is moving their corporate headquarters 275 miles north from San Antonio to Dallas. So, of course, Dallas is going to bilk taxpayers out of $11.5 million for the pleasure. Just two weeks ago the Dallas city manager said they need to consider a tax increase to close a $15 million budget gap. Tax increases to pay for AT&T’s move? Taxpayers can be forgiven if they hear a ringing in their ears.
The TMIIIP has been the target of fiscal conservatives and budget hawks working to curtail cronyism in the Texas Legislature for nearly a decade.
Although market advocates face an uphill battle, signs of change abound.
Cindy Burkett is making her defense of corporate welfare the centerpiece of her campaign.