AUSTIN – Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Local Governance Director James Quintero is available to discuss how Detroit’s fate could be replicated in Texas without local governance reforms. TPPF recently launched the Center for Local Governance that will promote excellence in local governance via sound budgeting, citizen accountability, and greater transparency.

James Quintero the former Senior Policy Analyst with TPPF’s Center for Fiscal Policy. Media appearances include the USA Today, Austin American-Statesman, San Antonio Express-News and the Dallas Morning News.

To schedule interviews please contact Kristen Indriago at or 512.472.2700.

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James Quintero is Director of the Center for Local Governance at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. As a Senior Policy Analyst with the Center for Fiscal Policy, Quintero concentrated on restricting the growth of taxation, appropriations reform, increasing governmental transparency, and instituting expenditure limits. Quintero holds an MPA with an emphasis on Public Finance from Texas State University.

The Texas Public Policy Foundation is a non-profit free-market research institute based in Austin.


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