Van Taylor

Van Taylor Announces Run for Congress

Van Taylor Announces Run for Congress

After hinting at a campaign for months, a leading conservative state legislator has officially announced that he intends to run for higher office. On Wednesday, State Sen. Van Taylor (R–Plano) announced his candidacy for United States Congress, declaring his resolve...
Governing Differences

Governing Differences

We’ll be releasing the 2017 Fiscal Responsibility Index this week. While the public release is set for 2pm on Wednesday, we thought we’d share the “top-lines” with you today. All votes included on the Index were announced in advance, and focus – as the name implies –...
Granny Tax Proposal Needs to be Retired

Granny Tax Proposal Needs to be Retired

Legislation to impose a new tax on nursing home residents has managed to stay alive despite ardent opposition from conservatives. One of the most nefarious items that has gone before the Texas Legislature this session, House Bill 2766 by State Rep. JD Sheffield...