TEXAS PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION

TEXAS PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION

Austin, TX

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The mission of Texas Public Policy Foundation is to promote and defend liberty, personal responsibility, and free enterprise in Texas by educating and affecting policymakers and the Texas public policy debate with academically sound research and outreach.

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A BATTLE OF ECONOMIC POLICY MODELS: TEXAS VS. CALIFORNIA

When it comes to economic growth and prosperity, institutional incentives and interventionist policy make all the difference. In the United States, a fairly direct comparison can be made between large states like Texas and California, which each have similar demographic profiles but vastly different policy structures at the leve...

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MORAL CASE FOR FOSSIL FUELS

A recent study by Texas Public Policy Foundation expert Kathleen Harnett White, Fossil Fuels: The Moral Case, was the subject of discussion on The Energy Makers Show. On the show White said, “[the] infeasible standards that [the EPA] has imposed, the very inferior science, I said ‘wait, this needs to be looked at from a broader,...

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TPPF AND ITS RIGHT ON CRIME INITIATIVE GAIN STEAM

Last month, the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) coordinated a national Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. on “Right On Crime,” its criminal justice reform project that earned TPPF recognition as a 2013 Templeton Freedom Award finalist. Idaho, Kentucky and Mississippi are the most recent states to see reform initiatives...

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