Spending Cap


Austin Proposes Nearly $6 Billion Budget, The Biggest Ever

Austin has set forth its new proposal for the Fiscal Year 2025 city budget – and it is exactly what you would expect.  The new budget initially proposed by unelected bureaucrat T.C. Broadnax, the City Manager, contains an incredible $5.9…


Are Lawmakers Going to Give Us ‘The Biggest Property Tax Cut in Texas History’?

If you have been paying attention to all of the noise surrounding property tax relief this session, you have probably heard the phrase, “We are going to give Texans the biggest property tax cut in history!” This was most recently…


It’s Simple: Bust the Spending Limit to Provide Taxpayers Relief

For years, fiscal watchdog organizations, including ours, worked to secure an additional spending limit or guardrail on the state appropriations process to prevent lawmakers from continuing the trend of expanding government at a rate faster than the population growth it…