Our Issues

Learn more about the issues we’re currently tracking below.

Appraisal Reform

Appraisers must be accountable to the public to keep property tax burdens in check.

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Ballot Transparency

Taxpayers should know exactly what they’re being asked to vote for.

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Corporate Welfare

The free market is the best creator of jobs, not government handouts.

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Ethics Reform

Free speech must be protected. Legislators should serve the public, not themselves.

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Franchise Tax

Taxing businesses’ gross revenue stifles growth and hurts startups. It should be eliminated.

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Local Debt

Texas is 2nd in the nation in local debt per capita. More debt results in higher taxes.

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Pension Reform

Local entities shouldn’t need the blessing of the Legislature to get their pension liabilities under control.

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Property Taxes

Texas should phase out and eliminate property taxes in favor of a consumption-based tax.

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Rollback Rates

Taxpayers need stronger protections against massive tax rate increases by local entities.

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Spending Limits

Stricter spending limits are needed to stop the out of control growth of state and local government.

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Tax-funded Lobbying

Local entities shouldn’t use tax dollars to lobby the Legislature against the interest of the taxpayers.

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Union Dues

Public resources should not be used to collect and remit member dues to labor unions.

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Zero Based Budgeting

Every agency should start their budget from “zero” and justify every expenditure.

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