Governor Abbott

Abbott Rakes in Record Amount of Cash

Abbott Rakes in Record Amount of Cash

On Thursday, Gov. Greg Abbott announced his campaign had a record-setting $43.3 million in cash on hand, more than any other statewide candidate in Texas has ever reported in history. According to a press release from Abbott’s campaign, over 53% of contributions made...
Criminally Unethical

Criminally Unethical

For more than a decade, an appointed member of the Texas Ethics Commission issued fines and promulgated rules designed to silence citizens while lavishing legislative offices with gifts on behalf of his “day job.” That’s illegal, on multiple fronts, and for it Tom...
The Limiting Metric

The Limiting Metric

Analysts at the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) have compared Texas spending limit methods over recent biennia and found that application of the population-plus-inflation metric to each budget since 2006 results in a trend of relatively constant spending limits....