Property Tax Abatements Helps Wealthy and Connected Businesses and Taxpayers at Other Texans’ Expense

AUSTIN— Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation published the paper, “Chapter 312 and 313 Property Tax Abatements Help Wealthy and Connected Businesses and Taxpayers at Other Texans’ Expense.” Local property tax abatements are often viewed as a positive part of the modern economic development process. This new paper from the Foundation examines the negative aspects...

Press Release December 13, 2018

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TPPF Congratulates McNamee For FERC Confirmation

AUSTIN—The Texas Public Policy Foundation extends its congratulations to Bernard McNamee, former director of the Foundation’s Life: Powered initiative, on his confirmation as FERC commissioner. “I, along with my colleagues at the Foundation, am thrilled to congratulate Bernie McNamee on his confirmation to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,” said TPPF’s Executive Director Kevin Roberts. “Bernie...

Press Release December 7, 2018