AFP-Texas Supports HB 32: Testimony by Peggy Venable

April 14, 2015J

House Ways and Means Committee Meeting April 14, 2015 Testimony by Peggy Venable on behalf of Americans for Prosperity-Texas In Support of HB 32 Americans for Prosperity-Texas is pleased to support HB 32 and we thank Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dennis Bonnen for his sponsorship of this bill to substantially lower the franchise tax. […]

AFP-Texas Supports HB 1257 and HB 3219: Testimony By Peggy Venable

April 09, 2015J

House General Investigating and Ethics Committee Hearing | April 9, 2015 AFP-Texas Supports HB 1257 and HB 3219 Testimony By Peggy Venable When Thomas Jefferson wrote: “To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical,” he likely had no idea that the practice would become […]

AFP-Texas Congratulates Senate For Passing $4.6 Billion in Tax Cuts

March 25, 2015J

AFP-Texas today congratulates Lt Gov Dan Patrick and the Senate for passing $4.6 billion in tax cut measures today which – if passed by the House – will help keep Texas the top state for jobs and a growing economy. The Senate passed three bills – Senate Bills 1, 7 and 8. These bills are the core […]

Tax Cuts are on the Table, But Local Entities Want Them Off the Menu

March 02, 2015J

The Texas Comptroller’s office has failed to put a number on the cost of SB 182, a taxpayer-protection bill.  Why?  Because they can’t determine how much more local taxing entities are raising taxes above what voters – if asked – would approve. Sen. Paul Bettencourt knows property taxes.  He is former Harris County Tax Assessor […]