Study: Texas Spent $4.4 Billion Luring Businesses That Were Coming to the State Anyway

by | Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 16:29 CST
About 85 percent of the projects that received tax breaks through the Chapter 313 program didn’t need the incentive, according to a new study.

The Next 60: Agenda for a New Texas

“I have never heard of or seen in my 80 years watching Texas a more empathy-dead, society-wide INJUSTICE than the refusal of...tens of billions in Medicaid money.”

An idea can change society, and being the people, we have lots of ideas. Let’s look, too, for more good, young new leaders and also some not so young. ...Read More


Jane Nelson Takes the Gavel

At Tuesday's meeting of the Senate Finance Committee, few policy details—but a preview of a potentially rocky road next session.

Sen. Jane Nelson was once a sodomy-fighting back-bencher in the Texas Senate. Today, she presides over the powerful Senate Finance Committee. How will she use h...Read More