“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 tax and blocks efforts at broader and fairer school choice. For these reasons I voted against SB 4, a bill that establishes a program to provide a limited number of private school scholarships subsidized by franchise tax credits.” – Konni Burton
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More than 4,300 illegal immigrants from China have been encountered by agents along the southwestern U.S. border from October through February, per @CBP. Only 421 were encountered during the same period last fiscal year. https://txnne.ws/40pz7rT
Feds Report Sharp Increase in Chinese Nationals Stopped by Border Guards https://thetexan.news/feds-report-sharp-increase-in-chinese-nationals-stopped-by-border-guards/
"When you’re using the public nuisance common law to make policy, that’s a violation of the separation of powers," @CodyforTexas said of his proposal that'd block certain lawsuits intended to halt things like oil and gas production and gun manufacturing. https://txnne.ws/3yWBGpA