Public Policy

Free Market Solutions for Texas Policy Issues
Economic Development

Texas is the right place to do business, whether you are an individual entrepreneur, a Super Major oil company, or the world’s largest tech company.

Energy Development and Regulation

Texas is the energy capital of the world. The advancements of hydraulic fracturing, horizontal drilling and GIS have made Texas’ vast oil and gas resources economically accessible.

Health Care

Healthcare reform should respect our constitutional system and allow states to develop local health standards, practices, and regulations, rather than imposing a one-size-fits-all federal scheme.

Licensing Reform

Technological innovation and market-oriented practices are decentralizing technology and challenging crony capitalism.

Smart Cities

State and local governments should explore innovative ways to deliver public services more efficiently, by automating processes, modernizing outmoded technologies, and replacing outdated utilities with state-of-the-art utilities through privatization.

Public Policy Issues Affecting Texas Commerce and the Quality of Life of Texans:

  • State and Local Tax
  • Licensing Reform
  • Energy
  • Education Reform
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Smart Cities
  • Economic Development
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Transportation
  • Medical Autonomy
  • Poverty Relief
  • Free Expression

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