The current spending limit is only growth-resistant, not growth-proof. And there’s a pretty big difference.
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Allison disagrees with 94% of Republican Primary voters.
The recent vote adds to a growing list of times this session the Republican majority has been defeated by a minority of defectors working with Democrats.
Unlike the state, Texas’ local governments do not have a uniform spending limit to encourage fiscally responsible budgeting.
Limits on government spending would go a long way toward shoring up a spreading epidemic of bureaucratic red ink.
Texas Republicans have been betrayed by House Speaker Joe Straus and his Appropriations Committee chairman, John Otto (R-Dayton). As you […]
There will be plenty to analyze from last night’s primary election results, but one thing became immediately clear: GOP Primary […]
This legislative session has revealed the importance of keeping a tight control over government spending in good times, so that bad times aren’t nearly so rough. But with just days left in Texas’ legislative session, hopes are dimming for such reform unless lawmakers listen to their constituents.
Conservatives of all stripes agree on the need to limit the unchecked growth of government, and a year that has lawmakers tightening the state’s belt anyway seems like a good time to champion such commonsense, pro-taxpayer legislation. Yet, House leaders are not.