Senator Burton’s Comments on SB 632

I voted against SB 632 because it moves tax dollars from one corporate welfare fund to another equally wasteful corporate welfare fund, the Texas Enterprise Fund. It also moves tax dollars to a… Continue Reading

Why I Opposed SB 4

“I am a strong supporter of school choice but believe that creating private school scholarships via franchise tax credit subsidies limits the scope of the program, creates a barrier to eliminating the franchise… Continue Reading

SB 893 Frequently Asked Questions

We have been getting a lot of questions about the recently passed education bill – SB 893. Below are questions and answers to help clarify what the bill is setting out to do:… Continue Reading

Senator Burton Comments on Her Budget Vote

Austin, TX–Tuesday, Senator Burton voted in support of the committee substitute for HB 1. “I’m grateful for Senator Nelson and the entire Senate Finance Committee who spent time crafting this budget,” stated Burton. “The… Continue Reading

Capitol Report

Friends,   The Texas Legislature has been hard at work over the last six weeks, and I’m excited to report on our efforts to reduce the size and spending of government here in… Continue Reading