Month: <span>March 2011</span>

From forward to reverse

Sen. Robert Deuell, a Republican from Greenville, made a bit of news yesterday by advocating that the state spend most (perhaps all) of the Rainy Day Fund, close up some sales tax exemptions AND raise the state gasoline tax by 10 cents a gallon to soften cuts to state services. “We’re a low tax state, […]

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Telling only part of the story

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, which wants to shrink state government so small that it can be drowned in some fat cat’s bathtub, obviously is no friend of the public schools. Strange as it may seem, however, TSTA can find some limited (very limited) common ground with the group, which has been making thousands of phone […]

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