By Dick Lavine Let’s try this again – the beer tax I mentioned recently was just a simple-to-understand example of why the Legislature needs to go through the Tax Code with a fine-tooth comb. Last year, the Legislature cut our schools’ budget
Texas needs a budget and tax system that is fair, adequate, and responsive to our state’s growing population and needs. The ability to invest in public services that will build a more prosperous future for all Texans relies on the ability of our tax system to support those services.
By Chandra Villanueva Texas is responsible for educating 5 million kids, and 60 percent of those kids are poor. We have an obligation to ensure that every child succeeds in school today so they can be ready for college and careers. As