Tag: Austin

Texas Voter Guide for Tolls, Transportation, & Property Tax Issues

Texans concerned with toll roads, transportation policy, property tax and political accountability with transparency may be interested in the 2020 voter guide from Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF). Highlights of their stances and grades for candidates in this election cycle include: Local Transportation Bonds Austin “Vote ’No’ on Austin’s Proposition A Project Connect rail…

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Gov. Abbott Proposes Defunding Texas Cities That Defund Police

Texas Governor Greg Abbott told a national television audience on Wednesday that he has proposed legislation prescribing the freezing of tax revenue for any city that defunds their police or law enforcement department. “You’ve seen and you have documented what happened in Portland, in Seattle, in Chicago, New York, and cities across the country,” Abbott…

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Disgraced Austin, With Highest U.S. Murder Rate Percentage Increase, Abandons Police

Austin, with a stunning 64 percent in homicides, is leading the nation in year-to-year increase of murders. What does the Democrat controlled Austin City Council do? They slash $150 million from the Austin Police Department’s budget. “The unwarranted attack by the Austin mayor and city council on their police department’s budget is no more than…

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