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Protecting Texas Property

In a world moving more and more rapidly towards globalization, perhaps we’d do well to review exactly what insures freedom.  What is it that makes one free?  What sets a free man apart from one enslaved?  24 SEP 2009 – Do we still hold these truths to be self evident, “that all men are created …

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Local Government Myths

By Bill Peacock, Texas Public Policy Foundation | 11 JUL 2017  Used to running roughshod over local citizens, i.e., exercising “local control,” local government advocates are out in force trying to build dikes to redirect the coming tsunami of the Texas Legislature’s special session. They are right to be on the defensive. If the Legislature really …

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The Texas Comptroller’s Office continues to raise its revenue estimates for the coming biennium.

12 JUL 2018 – The TPPF Take: Lawmakers should use that money wisely – by helping to buy down skyrocketing property taxes. “Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday increased his revenue estimate for the current two-year budget cycle by $2.8 billion,” the Dallas Morning News reports. “Hegar said tax collections have exceeded his expectations because of …

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