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Contest targets exposing Texas government waste

While sensible economic and business regulatory policies have spared Texas from the grief past years have brought other areas, the Lone Star State is not without its challenges. Local government debt is a serious affront to taxpayers as also is government waste. With that, the Texas Public Policy Action is sponsoring a Texas Government Waste Keep Reading…


Will drivers’ I-35 ‘love’ include TxDOT’s planned toll road push?

The Texas Department of Transportation, one of the state’s most influential yet unelected and unaccountable users of public funds, is rolling out a $500,000 media campaign reminding Interstate 35 drivers to “Be Safe. Drive Smart.” While fine advice, Texas taxpayers might beware that the safest and smartest bet is understanding just what this agency has Keep Reading…


Might millennials spawn a ‘War of the Ages’?

Move over war on women. Stand aside racial, ethnic and sexual orientation politics. Victimhood on many fronts might soon be passé as a prominent driver of public policy based on the views, priorities and sensitivities revealed in a new Reason-Rupe 2014 Millennial Survey of young Americans age 18-29. While this groups’ historically liberal beliefs have Keep Reading…


The documents every 18-year-old and other young adults need

Adults of all ages – including your 18-year-old – need certain estate planning documents. Despite the horror stories Estate of Denial® posts with regard to abuses involving wills, trusts, guardianships and powers of attorney, one reality endures: while having these instruments is no guarantee they won’t be misused or offer a false sense of security, Keep Reading…


Temple election gives Morales chance to address “major issues” of concern (TX)

A city of Temple special election is scheduled July 19 to fill the vacancy left with the resignation of former Mayor Pro Tem Judy Morales. Four candidates – including Judy Morales – have filed to run. As issues are an integral part of any campaign, Morales has new opportunity to address the “major issues” she Keep Reading…

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