Media Advisory: Texas Supreme Court to Hear Case on Public Sector Unions Receiving Tax Dollars

AUSTIN – The Supreme Court of Texas is set to hear oral arguments on public sector labor unions’ “release time” scheme, which forces taxpayers to pay union organizers’ salaries and finance their activities. The Texas Public Policy Foundation and the Goldwater Institute are representing taxpayers in the case. Under release time, government agencies “release” employees...

Press Release February 20, 2024

TPPF Submits Comments Opposing California’s Harmful Zero-Emission Vehicle Regulations

Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation submitted comments on behalf of Western States Trucking Association and Construction Industry Air Quality Coalition opposing California’s request for Federal approval of regulations that would force manufacturers of light- and medium- duty vehicles (i.e., most types of cars and trucks) to sell only electric vehicles in California by 2035....

Press Release February 20, 2024

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TPPF: Texas Child Gender Modification Bill Must Be Upheld, Along With Parental Rights

Today, attorneys from the Texas Public Policy Foundation attended a Supreme Court of Texas hearing to determine the constitutionality of Texas Senate Bill 14, which protects children from harmful and experimental medical procedures while safeguarding parental rights. TPPF recently filed an amicus brief affirming that the bill does not infringe on fundamental parental rights protected...

Press Release January 30, 2024