Tax cuts


May 13, 2015 By R.G. Ratcliffe

Open carry of licensed handguns and border security are the hostages in the tax-cut debates.

High Noon on Tax Cuts

Apr 28, 2015 By R.G. Ratcliffe

The Texas House today is taking up its sales tax cut package, setting up a showdown with the Senate and its property tax cuts.

Not So Rosy

Apr 30, 1999 By Paul Burka

Why Bush’s tax cuts are in trouble. President-anoint George W. Bush has adopted a Rose Garden strategy as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination that justifies ducking GOP rivals and the media by saying he has to concentrate on doing his job as governor. But this game plan works…

No New Tax Cuts

Feb 1, 1999 By Paul Burka

The first obstacle in George W. Bush’s drive for president is a Republican woman—not potential GOP rival Elizabeth Dole, but a member of his own Texas team, state comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander. Some Bush insiders were peeved aplenty when Rylander slashed $700 million from prevailing estimates of how much money…