San Antonio jumping on the “Ban” wagon

San Antonio jumping on the “Ban” wagon

The War on Bags has conquered Austin and Brownsville and is now moving down to the city of San Antonio. The Alamo city’s freedom to use single-use plastic bags may be sacked by council members who will come forward to the public on Tuesday with their proposal....
Bag Ban Coming to Big D?

Bag Ban Coming to Big D?

Dallas City Council members are still debating on an ordinance that will fix what they call a “dire litter problem” that plastic grocery bags are apparently making in their city.  By the end of the calendar year, the Council may finally need to decide if...
School Bonds Also On The Ballot

School Bonds Also On The Ballot

There may not be very many high-profile races to vote on this coming November election, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t important decisions for taxpayers to decide at the ballot box. In addition to the proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution (you can view our...
Wasting Money While You Wait

Wasting Money While You Wait

Tomorrow the Austin City Council will take it upon itself to decide if $355,000 of your tax dollars should be spent on an art project for a new cell phone waiting lot at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA). It seems ABIA already has a perfectly functional...
Corpus Going Green

Corpus Going Green

The local, big-government apologists are at it again! This week AP announced that Corpus Christi is going to hop on the ban-wagon and consider implementing a plastic-bag ban. Corpus Christi is the newest Texas city to want to get in on this faux-eco-friendly fad of...
Living the Good Life on Taxpayers’ Dime

Living the Good Life on Taxpayers’ Dime

Wednesday, State district court Judge John Dietz announced a new six-week school finance trial that will begin in January of 2014. As this trial drags on, and Texas school districts continually screech that they are in desperate need of more funding, one district is...