Texas Association of School Boards seeks to quash board member “Free Speech” in U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief

Texas Association of School Boards seeks to quash board member “Free Speech” in U.S. Supreme Court amicus brief

Image: Cover page of Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund’s amicus curiae (“friend of the Court”) brief in Houston Community College System versus David Wilson before the United States Supreme Court. The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) and Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) seek the power to cloak Texas public school boards in […]

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Governor Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Patrick, Senator Bettencourt back ban on taxpayer-funded lobbying, but may still have limited success

Image: Texas Governor Greg Abbott didn’t mince words about his position on banning taxpayer-funded lobbying, a move which would dramatically shift influence back to Texas citizens over paid special interest groups. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, March 16 – The hearing before the Senate Special Committee on Property Tax Reform on February 6, 2019, […]