Empower Texans: Paxton Sues to Protect Taxpayers

September 17, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans  by Cary Cheshire Though property taxes in Texas are already out of control, some local school districts are seeking to use the state’s 2015 property tax cuts as an opportunity

15 Years

September 10, 2016 Editor 0

By Michael Quinn Sullivan, Empower Texans It has been 15 years. We refuse to forget. It has been 15 years since a cowardly attack on our nation was executed on an otherwise beautiful September morning.

Trump Talks Directly to Texans

August 29, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans Republican candidates don’t usually spend the months leading up to an election campaigning in Texas, nor do they explicitly reach out to African American voters with a “what have you

Bettencourt Prevents Property Tax Increase, Saves Taxpayers $100 Million

August 29, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans by Cary Cheshire Dallas taxpayers dodged a $100 million bullet last week as the Dallas ISD board of trustees rejected a 13-cent tax increase. Though a majority of the trustees supported the

Among No-Income Tax States, Texas Has the Highest Property Taxes

August 29, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans by Ross Kecseg Lawmakers and local officials often claim Texas has outrageously high property taxes because taxpayers don’t pay a personal income tax. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

More Evidence: Taxes, Regulations Hurt Minorities Most

August 29, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans by Cary Cheshire Providing even more evidence that big government hurts minorities the most, a new study has revealed that the liberal state of Illinois has the highest black unemployment in the

Controversial Party Chairman Removed

August 29, 2016 Editor 0

Originally published by Empower Texans by Greg Harrison A Republican Party chairman known for his controversial statements and antics has been officially removed as the party’s head, per a press conference held Friday morning. In the conference,

United Frisco Voters Defeat Tax Hike

August 28, 2016 Editor 0

by Ross Kecseg Originally published by Empower Texans Local citizens in Frisco successfully blocked their school district’s massive 13-cent property tax increase proposal, with 58% of voters rejecting the measure. Traditionally, special elections outside of March, May,