The regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature was a mixed bag for fiscal conservatives.
Ensuring an adequate water supply for Texas’ growing economy and population is vital to maintaining the long term viability of the state.
In the past, because wind (and other renewable sources) is a pollution-free but new way of generating electricity, policymakers decided it should receive subsidies so that it can one day disp
This guide provides a summary of issues facing Texas and provides policy recommendations to help resolve them.
At a bare minimum, renewable energy subsidies in Texas run on average about $1.3 billion a year, with the Production Tax Credit (PTC) taking up almost half of that cost.
In 2006, the Texas Legislature—under pressure from a Texas Supreme Court ruling declaring the state’s school finance system unconstitutional—sought changes to the Tax Code that would broaden the ba
The relatively low-tax and limited-regulation policies adopted by the state of Texas have provided it with many economic and commercial advantages over other states, but policymakers and elected of
Many people still remember Wimpy, from the popular Popeye cartoon, who was always willing topay next Tuesday for a hamburger consumed today.
For most of the last century, cheap and universally available local residential phone service was the primary telecommunications goal of American policymakers.
Ballooning costs in recent years indicate that there is significant room for increased efficiencies in Texas schools that would free up funds to improve educational instruction without the tax incr