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TFR: Hegar For Comptroller

TFR: Hegar For Comptroller

AUSTIN, Texas – Praising his record protecting taxpayers, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility endorsed Comptroller Glenn Hegar for re-election. “Texans for Fiscal Responsibility proudly endorses Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar in his re-election campaign,” said TFR’s...
Best and Worst Legislators of 2017

Best and Worst Legislators of 2017

Editor’s note: During the 85th Legislative Session, Empower Texans and Texas Right to Life surveyed the citizens of Texas to determine who they believe are the “best” and “worst” legislators of 2017. The top 10 finalists for each category can be found below. While the...
Grassroots Guide to the 2017 House Budget Debate

Grassroots Guide to the 2017 House Budget Debate

The Texas Scorecard team will be updating this section with real-time developments on the budget debate in the Texas House.  (For a list of the amendments eligible for consideration on the Fiscal Responsibility Index, please click here.)                       (Most...
Rein In Spending

Rein In Spending

February 1, 2017 [Download the letter] The Honorable Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas The Honorable Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor of Texas The Honorable Joe Straus, Speaker of the Texas House Dear Governor Abbott, Lt. Governor Patrick, and Speaker Straus: The...
Letters to the Editor, Week of August 15

Letters to the Editor, Week of August 15

In this week’s mailbag, we hear about taxpayers getting gouged, out of control HOAs, and obstruction in Hill County! Editor’s note: Each week we publish commentary from our subscribers. Commentary may be edited according to community standards.  Coppell...

Letters to the Editor, Week of August 1

In this week’s mailbag, a response to last week’s article by Michael Quinn Sullivan: Not Your Kids, and concern over county budgets. Editor’s note: We publish commentary from our subscribers on a regular basis. Commentary may be edited according to...