New shifts in water use are a constant feature of a dynamic economy. For Texas to thrive, it needs to minimize government roadblocks to these changes and allow markets to function.
Fossil fuel use made modern living standards possible, significantly improving living conditions across the world. Fossil fuel use has freed whole populations from abject poverty.
Modifications to Texas water law in 1997 violated the rights of voluntary exchange and have prevented valuable water transfers.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan threatens to unravel the most competitive electric generation system in the world, found in Texas.
The futility of government attempts to supplant fossil fuels is undeniable and dangerous. It threatens individual lives and economic progress.
Zoning limits property uses and distorts property markets.
In this public policy perspective, James Golsan writes that in many respects, Texas has a strong public education system.
With the 2012 ObamaCare decision in NFIB v.
The regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature was a mixed bag for fiscal conservatives.
Ensuring an adequate water supply for Texas’ growing economy and population is vital to maintaining the long term viability of the state.