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The Foundation Podcast

May 18, 2021

Deadlines are coming in hot. What TPPF is keeping an eye on as the end of session approaches, plus what a new loophole protecting lawyers in SB 10 means for taxpayers.


May 7, 2021

As a surprise to the Austin City Council, voters overwhelmingly passed a proposition eliminating public camping.

The bipartisan support for the camping ban has put wind in the sails of legislation modeled after Austin's Prop B that would ban public camping in cities throughout the state. Save Austin Now co-founder Matt...


Apr 29, 2021

A major legislative priority of the Texas Public Policy Foundation has officially passed both the House and Senate and is awaiting Governor Abbott’s signature.
 
With major legislative deadlines approaching, Andrew and James discuss the ever-changing environment at the capitol and what TPPF is keeping an eye on as...


Apr 23, 2021

Sine Die is just around the corner – what does that mean for the Governor’s, Speaker's, and TPPF’s legislative priorities?

This week, the tables are turned as TPPF’s Digital Communications Director, Crystal Bonham, poses questions to Derek Cohen, David Balat, and Rod Bordelon. From the budget and bipartisan...


Apr 19, 2021

Today, better than four out of five Texans (82%) agree there is an immigration crisis. Fully 25% of Texans say it is the most important issue, up from 5% just seven months ago.
 
TPPF's Chief Communications Officer Brian Phillips joins The Foundation to discuss the latest polling results and trends including the border...