The Senate has already lost the fight over tax cuts.
The Texas House today is taking up its sales tax cut package, setting up a showdown with the Senate and its property tax cuts.
The House’s proposal is better than the Senate’s, for at least half a dozen reasons
The wealth the Texas House and Senate want to share is expensive but small when spread statewide.
The Joe Straus who put together these committee assignments was a different Joe Straus from the one who made the appointments in 2009. Straus 2.0 is a much more skilled politician. For those who had labeled him a RINO, he spiked that attack by appointing 27 Republican chairs to only 11…