Economy

It is no accident that Texas consistently leads the nation in job creation. Some have described this economic powerhouse as a "Texas Miracle." But, we know better than that. The Texas Economic Experience is rooted in concepts and principles that will work anywhere they're tried: Keeping taxes low, creating a predictable regulatory climate, cracking down on lawsuit abuse, and investing in critical infrastructure like roads, water and schools in a fiscally responsible way.
As the Texas Legislature begins its 2013 regular session, employers across the state are looking at proposed legislation to place tighter controls on preventing employee misclassification. Misclassification is a practice...
This past week, I was sworn in as the Representative for the new 10th Congressional District of Ohio. The newly created District is comprised of all of Montgomery and Greene counties, as well as a portion of Fayette County....
The lost decade continues along with the permanent Obama recession. (The latter name was coined by Morton Blackwell of The Leadership Institute and it shows the perilous position of our economy and the slow growth that...
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst today released the following statement on the revenue estimate:“Today’s revenue estimate from Comptroller Combs proves that our Texas model of low spending and repeated tax cuts works. By sticking...
For the politically minded, the 2012 holiday season was defined by frenzy as Washington, D.C. prepared to go over “the fiscal cliff.” With the self-induced crisis solved in the thirteenth hour, all working Americans will see...
Longtime liberal columnist for the Des Moines Register, Donald Kaul apparently suffered from brain damage when he had a heart attack back in July of last year.  At least I hope that is the case and that liberals...
The fiscal cliff deal in America involves higher taxes, and virtually no spending cuts. On January 1, Americans were hit with a $1 trillion Obamacare tax hike. And, the tax penalty under Obamacare will hit nearly six...
I hope you’re sitting down for this: coverage of the “fiscal cliff” is a lot of hype. Bob Murphy looks at the numbers and concludes that if the government goes over the “cliff,” then some $9 billion in cuts will take place....
As Congressional leaders and President Obama continue to work on a plan to avert the fiscal cliff, I remain committed to a solution that protects as many families and small businesses in Texas as possible from seeing an...
With only two weeks until we come to the edge of the fiscal cliff, I sincerely wish I had more to tell you. Unless Congress acts, on January 1, 2013, our current tax rates will expire, and every taxpayer will face higher...
What a difference four years makes!When I joined the Texas Workforce Commission in 2008, I was stunned by the lack of appreciation for vocational education -- even here in Texas. State educational policy had become more of a...
The 83rd Texas Legislature kicked off its very first day in session Tuesday with legislators being sworn in surrounded by family, friends, and supporters. State Rep. David Simpson withdrew his candidacy for Speaker of the...
We just passed a tax increase so we can have more spending. It was hardly what we were promised, nor did the Middle Class get a tax cut. While tax rates remained the same, their overall taxes went up... The average Joe and...
Welcome to 2013! May God smile on you, your families, your businesses, and our country.If you can, please come with us to Austin this Tuesday to watch the noontime swearing in of our new Texas House representatives. It’ll...
Say what you want, Obama may be an economic illiterate but his team can be masterful when it comes to politics. And he managed to get the Republicans to raise marginal tax rates on the “rich” and screw the middle class. At...
As our nation continues to be burdened with chronic high unemployment and a sluggish economy, I remain committed to policies that will help North Texas families and small businesses. That is why I supported making critical...
In Texas, we pride ourselves on job creation and entrepreneurship. This is the Promised Land, where you can be in charge of your own destiny. For many, if not most, this is true. For others, that rhetoric is used to dodge...
Editor's note: The data came from a December 20, 2012 Zero Hedge article and shows the true nature of our economy.The Zero Hedge blog site had some interesting data that shows the fragile economy. In December of...
After discovering miscarriages of justice and inconsistent applications of the law when investigating the Delphi bankruptcy and its connection to the auto bailouts, I started noticing something fishy about the Chapter 11...
In the 5 weeks since the re-election of Barack Obama as president, there has been an astonishing resurgence in the president's popularity among the American people. Since election day, when Obama's general popularity...

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