Vote Notices

Vote Notice – 1.11.2023

January 11, 2023
TFR Staff
88th Legislative Session

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)

  • Author: State Rep. Will Metcalf (R-Montgomery)
  • TFR Position: Oppose
  • Background: Violates principles of limited government and fiscal responsibility as it seeks to increase compensation for legislative staff in a year where most Texans have struggled to make ends meet while also having to deal with increased tax burdens

Subject: Rules Resolution, House Resolution 4 (HR4)

  • Author: State Rep. Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi)
  • TFR Position:
    • Opposed to Specific Amendments
      • Background: Amendments that violate principles of limited government and fiscal responsibility
    • Supportive of Specific Amendments
      • Background: Amendments seeking to prevent minority party chairmanships, providing transparency and/or accountability to the appropriations process, or generally supporting our mission of fiscal responsibility and limited government

Texas Senate


Reminder: Vote Notices are provided to both Texas state lawmakers and the general public in advance of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility’s position on issues to be rated as a part of the Fiscal Responsibility Index prior to votes being taken in each legislative chamber.

Disclaimer: We reserve the right to consider amendments to legislation that may be introduced without notice as a part of issues to be rated as a part of the Fiscal Responsibility Index. We will make every effort to provide notice on amendments that are pre-filed.