Federal Court Stays Biden’s Unconstitutional Private Employer Vaccine Mandate

AUSTIN – Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s emergency motion to stay enforcement of the Biden Administration’s private employer vaccine mandate citing “grave statutory and constitutional issues with the Mandate.” TPPF filed the motion on behalf of a coalition of Texas temporary staffing businesses arguing that Congress has...

Press Release November 6, 2021

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TPPF’s Henneke, Miller Available for Interviews

Today, the Texas Public Policy Foundation announced its opposition to the recently released Biden Administration OSHA private employer vaccine mandate, requiring weekly testing or proof of vaccination for companies with over 100 employees. “The Biden Administration OSHA private employer vaccine mandate is facially unconstitutional and absurdly unrealistic,” said Henneke. The Honorable Robert Henneke, general counsel...

Press Release November 4, 2021

Improving the ERCOT Grid Through a Reliability Requirement for Variable Generation

 As the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC) begins to propose reforms for the Texas electric grid and adopts a preliminary rule for weatherizing power plants, the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Life:Powered initiative released a new research paper detailing the need for a “firming” requirement to ensure all generators contribute to the reliability needs of the Texas grid.  “Weatherization standards alone...

Press Release October 22, 2021

Former Chief of U.S. Border Patrol Joins TPPF as Distinguished Senior Fellow for Border Security

Washington, D.C.—The Texas Public Policy Foundation, the nation’s largest and most influential state-based think tank, announced the addition of recently retired U.S. Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott as Distinguished Senior Fellow for Border Security. The appointment of Mr. Scott to TPPF, where he will provide analysis and recommendations on both federal and state border security...

Press Release October 18, 2021