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  • Feds Must Reimburse Texas for $2.8 Billion in Border Security Costs

    Feds Must Reimburse Texas for $2.8 Billion in Border Security Costs

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  • Insider's Report Vol. 11 No. 1 Yesterday, I called on the federal government to reimburse Texas for $2.8 billion in costs unfairly borne by Texas taxpayers as a result of Washington’s failure to meet its constitutional responsibility to secure the border. Along with my Republican colleagues, I make one final Read More
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Insider's Report Vol. 11 No. 1 Yesterday, I called on the federal government to reimburse Texas for $2.8 billion in costs unfairly borne by Texas taxpayers as a result of Washington’s failure to meet its constitutional responsibility to secure the border. Along with my Republican colleagues, I make one final…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 30 Texans once again have the opportunity to save money when shopping for school supplies during the annual Back-to-School sales tax holiday, which will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 5-7. Texas shoppers will save an estimated $92 million in state and local sales…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 29 Texans will once again have the opportunity to save energy, water, and money over the Memorial Day weekend. As a result of legislation I helped pass in 2007 and in 2015, certain Energy Star approved items, as well as certain Water-Efficient Products, will be…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 28 Nominations for the 2016-2017 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) have opened for next year’s class (fall 2016/spring 2017 academic year). This scholarship supports students who choose to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State…
Insider's Report Vol. 10 No. 27 As a result of legislation I supported during the most recent legislative session, Texans will be provided relief from sales tax when preparing for potential severe weather. Senate Bill 904 enacted a Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Preparation Supplies, which will fall on the…