Texas doesn't have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem. By achieving the goals outlined by Governor Abbott to restrain spending, the 85th Legislature can take steps to create the STaR Fund and put the margins tax on a path to death as quickly as possible.
Texas Public Policy Foundation's (TPPF) Right on Crime project is the focus of a New York Times opinion piece by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tina Rosenberg. The article chronicles how Texas became a national leader on criminal justice reform. Right on Crime is a national campaign to promote successful, conservative solutions on American criminal justice policy--reforming the system to ensure public safety, shrink government, and save taxpayers money.