Erica Grieder is a senior editor at Texas Monthly. From 2007 to 2012, she covered Texas as the southwest correspondent for the Economist, to which she still contributes. Her writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the Spectator, the Atlantic, Foreign Policy, and the New Republic. Her first book, Big, Hot, Cheap and Right, was published in April 2013 by Public Affairs Books. She lives in Austin.
The bill passed today would either save the state money or provide thousands of scholarships to Texas students.
I’m a lot more credible than Judicial Watch. But don’t take my word for it.
The House’s proposal is better than the Senate’s, for at least half a dozen reasons
A few highlights from our archives relating to Texas’s junior senator.
Kelly Hancock’s proposal is the first that would actually tighten the spending cap, rather than sabotage it.
The Senate’s proposals on property tax relief and debt service aren’t worth it
Trey Martinez Fischer has a pointed explanation of why he lost the runoff in SD26