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Episode 4: School Choice, Proposed State Budgets, & Property Tax Relief

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we discuss the recent Texas Senate committee assignments, as well as Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick appearing to flip-flop over the details of school choice and how such legislation would affect…

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Episode 3: An Opportunity for Fiscal Conservatives

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we discuss the inauguration of Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick as well as the legislative priorities they mentioned as a part of their speeches. We also discuss…

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Episode 2: Session Begins & Fiscal Update with Vance Ginn, Ph.D.

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we discuss what occurred in the first week of the 88th Legislative Session, as well as the details of the fiscal update we received from Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar with guest…

Vote Notices

Vote Notice – 1.11.2023

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has issued the following vote notice for January 11, 2023 (Day 2 of the 88th Legislative Session): Texas House of Representatives Subject: Housekeeping Resolution, House Resolution 3 (HR3) Subject: Rules Resolution, House Resolution 4 (HR4) Texas…

Vote Notices

Vote Notice – 1.10.2023

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility has issued the following vote notice for January 10, 2023 (Day 1 of the 88th Legislative Session): Texas House of Representatives Subject: Speaker of the House Texas Senate Subject: Senate Caucus Report, Senate Resolution 1 (SR1)…

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Episode 1: Session Preview & Congressional Chaos

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we preview what is ahead as the 88th Texas Legislative Session begins next week. We also discuss the ongoing U.S. Congressional chaos related to the selection of a Speaker of the…

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Episode 25: Year in Review & Looking Forward

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we look back at 2022 and discuss many of the events at the national and state levels which led us to today as well as what we expect in 2023 during…

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Episode 24: BONUS EPISODE: State Representative Tony Tinderholt

Episode Description 💰 In this bonus episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we talk with Texas Republican State Representative Tony Tinderholt (Arlington) and get his thoughts on the upcoming Texas legislative session, as well as his current candidacy for Speaker of the…

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Episode 23: Preparing for the Texas 88th Legislative Session

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we briefly discuss recent polling that suggests taxpayers continue to want the Texas state lawmakers to prioritize property tax relief over any other spending in the upcoming legislative session as well…

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Episode 22: BONUS EPISODE: State Representative Bryan Slaton

Episode Description 💰 In this bonus episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we talk with Texas Republican State Representative Bryan Slaton (Royse City) and get his thoughts on the upcoming Texas legislative session, as well as whether Republican House lawmakers are serious…

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Episode 21: School Choice Prospects & Social Credit Score Legislation

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we briefly discuss the prospects of school choice legislation and the politics that surrounds the issue in the Texas Legislature, as well as recently filed social credit score related legislation ahead…

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Episode 20: BONUS EPISODE: Russell Bennett, Eliminate Property Tax

Episode Description 💰 In this bonus episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we talk with Russell Bennett who helps run an organization that has made it its sole mission to eliminate property tax in Texas. The group is called Eliminate Property Tax…

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Episode 19: Prefiling Begins in Texas Legislature, Taxpayers Beware

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we briefly discuss the myriad of bills being filed by state lawmakers ahead of the upcoming 88th Legislative Session and our recent interview with Russell Bennett who helps manage an organization…

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Episode 18: BONUS EPISODE: Vance Ginn, Ph.D.

Episode Description 💰 In this bonus episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we talk with Dr. Vance Ginn, former Chief Economist at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and Associate Director for Economic Policy of the Office of Management and Budget under the…

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Episode 17: Red Ripples in Midterm Elections & Implications

Episode Description 💰 In this episode of 𝗧𝗔𝗫𝗣𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗥 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗦, we briefly discuss the 2022 midterm election results and what they mean in our estimation for fiscal conservatives and Texas taxpayers. We also preview our recent interview with Vance Ginn, Ph.D.,…