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Bob Hall Fighting to Curtail Corporate Welfare

Bob Hall Fighting to Curtail Corporate Welfare

Since coming to Austin, State Sen. Bob Hall (R-Canton) has been a leading conservative voice. Replacing liberal Republican Bob Duell in the primary two years ago, Hall quickly proved that he was in fact the “right Bob for the job” and served a key role in the fiery...
Texas GOP Calls for an End to Government Buyouts

Texas GOP Calls for an End to Government Buyouts

As the GOP convened in Dallas last week, delegates from across the state voted on over 200 individual planks for the Republican Party of Texas platform. With an 88 percent approval, the party passed a plank that confirmed what conservative legislators have been trying...
Senate Seeks to End Crony Handouts

Senate Seeks to End Crony Handouts

If his first interim charges are any indication, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick might be looking for ways eliminate crony capitalist programs in the next legislative session. Interim charges are assigned to House and Senate committees at the discretion of the speaker of the...
Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

Crony Capitalism Instead of Tax Cuts

It should surprise no one that Chambers of Commerce are not always supporters of limited government. However, the Dallas Regional Chamber and Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce are coming together to explicitly endorse big government. To support their efforts, the...
Eternal Life

Eternal Life

A belief that our state government wastes money on pet projects is a truism of modern Texas politics. Despite a displeased frustration with well-funded political favoritism, taxpayers may not know the major reason why elected officials continually defend it: organized...