Policy Documents

Keeping Texas Competitive: A Legislator’s Guide to the Issues 2013-2014

Bill Peacock and Nancy Druart –
October 17, 2012

This guide provides a summary of issues facing Texas and provides policy recommendations to help resolve them. The issues discussed include the budget, taxes, health care, environment, electricity, the 10th amendment, education, including both K-12 education and higher education, the fostering of a free market economic and the protection of property rights, issues relating to criminal and civil justice. Overall, the Guide recommends that Texas laws and institutions continue to embody the spirit of liberty of its early years, thus helping to make it possible or Texans to live out the American Dream.