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Taxpayers Savings Grants: Reply to Fuller

June 13, 2011

On May 18, 2011, a Texas-based education consultant and blogger named Ed Fuller posted an essay titled “Vouchers? A Bad Idea and Here Is [sic] Several Reasons Why” on his blog.

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On May 18, 2011, a Texas-based education consultant and blogger named Ed Fuller posted an essay titled “Vouchers? A Bad Idea and Here Is [sic] Several Reasons Why” on his blog. Fuller offers a variety of objections to the general idea of vouchers and specifically to a Policy Brief written by John Merrifield and Joseph L. Bast about a Texas proposal to use a Taxpayers Savings Grant Program (TSGP) to help close the state’s budget gap. The authors of that brief respond here.

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Dr. Merrifield is a professor of economics at The University of Texas at San Antonio, a position he has held since 1987.
john.merrifield@utsa.edu
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Joseph Bast is a Senior Fellow at The Heartland Institute. He cofounded Heartland in 1984, serving as executive director then as president & CEO until January 2018. His research and writing focuses on climate change and energy policy.
jbast@heartland.org @JosephLBast