“During his State of the State address last week, Gov. Rick Perry wisely noted that the decisions the Legislature makes today “will determine what Texas will look like for the next 50 years.” After touting Texas as a low-tax state, the governor nonetheless recommended that we cut taxes by $1.8 billion. What would Texas look like over the next 50 years if we take this step? We would be increasingly less educated and much poorer.”
Read Executive Director F. Scott McCown’s full Austin American-Statesman commentary here.