Stimulus Watch

The Stimulus Teeters on a Lege

Texas continues to collect stimulus funds, but the legislature must be responsible for how those funds are spent.

Sonograms, voter ID, and now a bill that makes it illegal to discriminate against creationists in schools. If you’re outside the Capitol looking in, the 8...Read More

Reminder: The Stimulus is Working

Two years later, Texas has a lot to show for accepting stimulus funds.

As the stimulus turns two years old, there are people who are condemning it as a terrible blunder. Case in point: possible presidential contender Mike Huckabee....Read More

A Requiem for the Build America Bond

BABs, TxDOT and the $1.4 Billion in Federal Stimulus Subsidies

If you’ve been watching the municipal bond market, you might have noticed something interesting recently: The issuance of municipal bonds – debt use...Read More

Perry’s Latest Temper Tantrum

Lawsuit over education money is nothing but a political stunt.

It’s supplement, Mr. Perry. Not supplant. I know, I know. The words are remarkably similar; yet their meanings are totally opposite. Supplanting education fun...Read More