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Another Casualty in House Rules Debate: Transparency

On Wednesday, Day 2 of the 88th Legislative Session, the Texas House of Representatives considered House Resolution 4, or the proposed rules that will guide their efforts over the remainder of the legislative session and interim period. Lawmakers made several…

Podcast - Taxpayer Talks

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…

Podcast - Taxpayer Talks

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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Phelan’s Plans for $27B Surplus Don’t Include Property Tax Relief

On Thursday, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan addressed the Transportation Advocacy Group in Houston, speaking on transportation and infrastructure issues, among other items. In the course of his address, he indicated he has other plans for the projected nearly $27…

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Taxpayer Champion Announces Candidacy for Texas Speaker of the House

On Friday, Republican State Rep. Tony Tinderholt (Arlington) officially filed as a candidate for speaker of the Texas House, challenging incumbent Speaker Dade Phelan (Beaumont).  Tinderholt was first elected to the Texas House in 2015 and is a taxpayer champion…

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Spotlight On The 87th: Record Committee Votes

In today’s Spotlight on the 87th Legislative Session, we look back on a vote taken by lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives that would have required record votes on legislation referred to House Committees within 14 days, if requested…

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RECAP: Texas House Rules Battle

Thanks to the effort of a number of conservatives in the Texas House, a number of anti-taxpayer rule proposals were defeated. However, a majority of lawmakers unfortunately prevented many positive changes from being adopted on the floor. On Thursday Texas…