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Democrats Lament Straus “Retirement”

Democrats Lament Straus “Retirement”

After news broke that House Speaker Joe Straus would not seek re-election to the Texas House, notable Democrats took to Twitter to commend the liberal lawmaker for his role in killing conservative reform. The first and most notable leftist was failed gubernatorial...

Fix The Gimmicks

While the legislature balanced the Lone Star State’s ledger-book last year, they did so in part by taking a well-worn, if unsavory, path to get there. A top priority for the next legislature must be to correct the creative accounting and get rid of the gimmicks so...