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June 8, 2016

Broken School Finance System Creates an Opportunity for School Choice in Texas

As broken as education funding in Texas is, school choice is poised to be the carrot legislators need to make substantive changes to the current system.

April 21, 2016

Texas Telemedicine is Ailing

As yet another example of regulation hampering innovation, telemedicine in Texas is being held back by the Texas Medical Board.

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.


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