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Arkansas Holds Special Session on Property Tax Cuts, Texas Must Eliminate Them

Arkansas lawmakers have made significant strides in reducing the property tax burden on their residents. During a special legislative session, the Arkansas General Assembly passed a series of bills aimed at decreasing income and property taxes. This decision has been…

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Vermont’s Misguided Property Tax Hike – Texas Must Be Vigilant

Vermont’s recent decision to raise property taxes by nearly 14% should serve as a stark warning to Texans about the dangers of unchecked government overreach and fiscal irresponsibility.  Despite the state’s already high tax burden, the Vermont legislature, controlled by…

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The Ginn Economic Brief: U.S. Economic Situation–May 2024

Unlocking Prosperity: Steering America Back to Free-Market Fundamentals As the latest economic indicators from April 2024 unfold, it’s becoming alarmingly clear that America’s path to prosperity is at a critical juncture. A steadfast return to free-market capitalism with limited government…

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The Ginn Economic Brief: Texas Economic Situation – May 2024

Texas at the Forefront: Leading the Charge but Facing New Challenges Texas continues to blaze trails in the labor market, with recent data from the Texas Workforce Commission showing a robust addition of over 42,000 jobs and an unemployment rate…

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Update from RPT Convention!

This week, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility is in San Antonio for the Republican Party of Texas State Convention! We are here educating delegates on “Axe the Tax,” which would prioritize eliminating property taxes in the 2025 legislative session.  This plan…

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TFR is Headed to Convention!

Texans for Fiscal Responsibility will be attending the Republican Party of Texas Convention in San Antonio.  Next week, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility (TFR) will pack its bags and hit the road for San Antonio. The Republican Party of Texas (RPT)…

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A Bold Vision for Texas: Eliminating Property Taxes for True Ownership

Texas should set the path forward for what is sound fiscal policy. Politicians have a clear mandate and a moral imperative to limit government spending better and abolish property taxes.  The overwhelming support among Republican voters, with 78% backing the…

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The Ginn Economic Brief: Texas Economic Situation – April 2024

Texas on the Brink: A Call for Free-Market Revival Overview Texas stands at a crossroads. Renowned for its robust economy and job creation, the Lone Star State now confronts economic challenges that could define its future. Excessive government spending, burdensome…

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Biden Green-Lights $1.2 Trillion Spending Bill

President Biden’s recent signing of the $1.2 trillion federal spending package has served as a reminder of the Federal Government’s addiction to spending money. Specifically, taxpayer money.  Despite the staggering trillions in federal debt, Biden’s endorsement of the bill fails…

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Abbott Once Again Says He Wants to Eliminate School Property Taxes

Yes, it is possible… And we have a plan to do it.  Yesterday, at the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Texas Policy Summit,  Governor Greg Abbott took the stage to address those in attendance, discussing issues ranging from school choice to…

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Biden’s Budget is a Disaster for America 

The negative impact of Bideonomics on everyday Americans has been profound. With the federal government’s lavish spending and ever-rising debt, the cost of living has soared, putting a strain on households across the nation. Despite the evident consequences, the Biden…

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Voters Make It Clear: Eliminate Property Taxes!

As the dust begins to settle from last week’s primary election, an often overlooked aspect of the elections are the propositions at the end of the ballot.  This cycle, the Republican Party of Texas placed 13 propositions on voter’s ballots,…

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Voters Give Taxpayer Foes the Boot in Historic Primary Election 

TLDR: Taxpayers made their voices heard: “no more backstabbing.” The time has come for many incumbent politicians to pack their bags… Yesterday, the Texas Primary Elections were held, with taxpayer foes across the State being defeated or forced into runoffs,…

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The Ginn Economic Brief: U.S. Economic Situation—February 2024

Highlights Figure 1: Real Average Weekly Earnings Remain Down 4.4% Since January 2021 Source: Fed FRED Labor Market The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its U.S. jobs report for January 2024, which was another mixed report with some strengths…

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Texas Keeps Falling Behind Without School Choice

This commentary was originally published at The Dallas Express here. It is being republished with permission from the author. National School Choice Week was last month, a time when all states should be celebrating the educational freedom they provide to teachers, parents,…