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May 14, 2015

A New Bill in Texas Could End Two Wind Energy Mandates


by Andrew Parker

Texas was one of the leaders in imposing the renewable portfolio standard requiring power generators to use a specific amount of wind energy. And thanks to new legislation, the state may be one of the first to repeal that mandate.

February 4, 2015

There's Nothing Sacred About Local Control


There is no sacred principle of “local control” that supersedes the structure of legal authority.

August 23, 2013

Let's Play: Who's the Constitutionalist?


Of all constituencies, the Tea Party should instinctively understand what’s wrong with the Marketplace Fairness Act

May 13, 2013

When It's Medicaid, Protect the Work Horses, Not the Gift Horses


Medicaid expansion comes with “free” money that always seems to cost a lot.

April 26, 2013

Should Texans Be Taxed at the 'Margin'?


The margin tax was supposed to solve the state’s tax problems; it hasn’t.

April 16, 2013

Putting the 'Rights' in Mineral Rights


October 19, 2012

Rethinking the Cost of a Texas College Education


What does the free market say when a business plan just isn't cutting it? Try a different plan, that's what.

August 6, 2012

If Only We Could Harness All the Human Energy Enviros Waste Fighting Traditional Energy


Predictably, Judge Steven Yelonosky rejected a plan for Corpus Christi's Las Brisas Energy Center to provide 1 million South Texas customers with energy generated by burning petroleum coke.

May 7, 2012

California Loves Taxes, so More Californians Love Texas


Californians flee in ever-larger numbers to low-tax states like Texas.

 

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