Drive More and Don’t Buy a Hybrid

A hot topic of discussion on Empower Texans lately has been the potential threat of rising state gasoline taxes. Clearly there have been revenue shortfalls due to the recession, but is this the only reason? According to the executive director of the transportation...

Revenue Projections in Arlington “Too Conservative”

According to the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the City of Arlington is facing a $13 million budget shortfall due to falling property and sales tax revenue caused by the recession. The City, however, is expected to balance its budget this year by withdrawing $1.5 million...

Another Chance to Question Congressman Doggett

Congressman Lloyd Doggett will be holding an event on Saturday morning August 8th at the Rundberg Health Center, 825 E. Rundberg Lane at 11:15 AM to talk about Obamacare. Maybe this time the event will actually be organized. Hopefully he’ll have a microphone so...

Obamacare Rally This Sunday

On Sunday August 9th there will be a pro-Obamacare event at the South steps of the Texas Capitol sponsored by President Obama’s “Astroturf” arm, Organizing for America. All Texans in the Austin area who care about fiscal responsibility and freedom...

Perry and Hutchison Weigh in on Cash for Clunkers

The Austin American Statesman is reporting today that Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will vote against providing more funds for the “cash for clunkers” program. Senator Hutchison said that, “we don’t even have a report on how much has been spent on this...