Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Ringing The Tax Bell?

Ringing The Tax Bell?

Cecil Bell Taxpayers learned today they are going to have to keep careful watch on at least one incoming legislator who just seven months ago pledged to oppose “any and all” tax hikes and new taxes. In a panel hosted by the Texas Tribune, incoming State...
Dewhurst Got It

Dewhurst Got It

With Texas voters strongly backing the idea, Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst are making a concerted push this week for a strict, constitutional spending limit in place. And Mr. Dewhurst spelled out why it’s important: taxpayers aren’t protected...

It Comes Down To Leadership

West Texans have an important choice to make in the GOP Primary run-off between State Rep. Jim Landtroop and challenger Ken King. The first is a proven conservative who made good on his word; the other a tax-raising double-talker. During his 2010 campaign, Mr....
Double-Talkin’ Thombs

Double-Talkin’ Thombs

Most elected officials wait until they get to Austin to break the campaign promises they made to their constituents, but not Lady Theresa Thombs.  Her style of campaigning is sadly what too many Texans have come to expect from politicians: saying one thing while doing...