Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Center for Fiscal Policy Director and former Chairman of the Texas House Committee on Appropriations Talmadge Heflin and TPPF Economist Dr. Vance Ginn are available to discuss reducing the business franchise tax. The Foundation’s experts are available to answer questions related to the business franchise tax, also known as the margin tax, and why eliminating this burdensome tax would create jobs and help Texas families.
 
The Honorable Talmadge Heflin is Director of the Foundation’s Center for Fiscal Policy. In the 78th legislative session, he served as chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations. Media appearances include The Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle, and Austin American-Statesman.
 
Vance Ginn, Ph.D. is an Economist in the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Dr. Ginn received his B.B.A. in Economics and Accounting with minors in Political Science and Mathematics before earning his Ph.D. in Economics from Texas Tech University in 2013. Media appearances include Forbes, Investor’s Business Daily, Houston Chronicle, and Austin American-Statesman.
 
To schedule an interview with Mr. Heflin or Dr. Ginn, please contact Caroline Espinosa at cespinosa@texaspolicy.com or 512-472-2700.

The Honorable Talmadge Heflin is the Director of the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. In the 78th Session, Heflin served as chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations. 
 
Vance Ginn, Ph.D. is an Economist in the Center for Fiscal Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. 

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

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