Andrew Kerr

Evaporating Commitments

Evaporating Commitments

Despite widespread commitment from Republicans during last year’s election cycle to ‘preserve a strong Rainy Day Fund’ as part of the conservative Texas Budget Compact, only 15 representatives put their legislative votes where their political mouths...
Political Reality

Political Reality

On the heels of an active (and exhaustively long) primary season and approaching the 83rd legislative session, incoming legislators can expect to receive a great deal of “advice” from pundits and current lawmakers regarding the “political...

Chisum Goes For A Taxer

It’s sad to see State Rep. Warren Chisum ending his career in public service by supporting a self-admitted tax-raiser. But then, Mr. Chisum has spent too much of his time in public office cavorting with big-spenders and high-taxers. Mr. Chisum chose not to seek...

Sapp’s Inconvenient Tax

At a recent Tarrant County candidate forum, state house candidate Ken Sapp categorically denied supporting a gas-taxing boondoggle.  Too bad for Sapp that facts stand in his way. City records show him voting to go along with the scam. As a member of the North Richland...