Right on Crime Applauds President Trump for Supporting Reentry Programs

Austin— Right on Crime, the leading conservative criminal justice reform group, praised the administration’s continuing commitment to meaningful criminal justice reform through President Trump’s speech at the Hope for Prisoners graduation ceremony in Las Vegas today. Approximately thirty men will graduate from the Hope for Prisoners reentry program, which works to equip men and women...

Press Release February 20, 2020

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TPPF Statement on Administration’s Proposed FY2021 DHS Budget

AUSTIN— Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation released the following statement on the administration’s proposed FY2021 Department of Homeland Security budget: “The right mix of personnel, technology and infrastructure is essential to securing the border, and the administration’s new budget proposal strengthens all three of those critical elements,” said John Hostettler, Vice President of Federal...

Press Release February 10, 2020

TPPF: Education and Property Taxes – A Texas-Sized Conundrum

AUSTIN— Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation published the paper Education and Property Taxes – A Texas-Sized Conundrum. “Texas’ school finance system has undergone more than four decades of legal challenges,” said Austin Griesinger, legislative fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. “A leading driver for these legal challenges has been the system’s reliance on property taxes...

Press Release February 4, 2020