Tag Archives: Texas Public Policy Foundation
Progressive activists can take a lesson from Austin’s paid sick leave campaign, which succeeded in part because it reached people typically excluded from politics.
In my nearly three years covering city government in Austin, I’ve seen a lot of big crowds show up at City Hall. But the hundreds who showed up last Thursday ...Read More
Senate Democrats vowed to give the Trump administration a fight over her nomination.
After a long and contentious U.S. Senate confirmation process, Kathleen Hartnett White has been kicked to the curb. White, it appears, has proven too extreme ev...Read More
Doug Domenech, Kathleen Hartnett White and Susan Combs have ties to the Texas Public Policy Foundation and have been picked for prominent positions in the Trump administration.
At a climate conference in Washington, D.C., about a month after the presidential election, Brooke Rollins was in a celebratory mood. “We are winning, and a c...Read More
A little Texas bird could become a test case for the Trump administration’s willingness to defend Obama-era endangered species decisions.
Several prominent environmental organizations are citing the Trump’s administration’s hostility toward the Endangered Species Act as the reason for stepping...Read More
Experts say the federal emissions regulations will cut carbon pollution, accelerate the shift to green energy and reduce asthma attacks in children....Read More
A Texas think tanker’s latest book espouses the virtues of fossil fuels and argues that countries should resist shifting to renewables.
As Kathleen Hartnett White praised the “expanding benefits” of fossil fuels and the “breathtaking” development of fracking during her Wednesday talk at ...Read More
A new Texas Public Policy Foundation report argues lawmakers don't need to figure out how much money Texas students need — they can leave it to the market....Read More
At a right-wing policy summit on Friday, the governor called for a rewrite of the Constitution in order to restore our wayward country to the "rule of law."...Read More
Texas conservatives may finally have to admit that a bevy of lawsuits can't stop the Clean Power Plan before it goes into effect in 2018.
While conferees still spent time trying to debunk established science and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton opened the conference touting his lawsuit against th...Read More