HOT TAKE: The Texas State Budget

The 86th Texas legislative session is complete and the dust has settled enough that we can scrutinize what exactly the folks in the pink dome have given us. That means it’s time for… Continue Reading

Taxpayer Funded Lobbyists

Kudos to Representative Mayes Middleton for filing legislation to ban taxpayer funded lobbying! Our office filed similar legislation during the 84th and 85th legislative sessions and it garnered bipartisan support. Now it’s time… Continue Reading

Local Control

Friends, Once again the Texas legislature will be debating a number of critical issues that will have a significant impact on so called  “local control.” Unfortunately, the role of the state government and its political subdivisions… Continue Reading