Free Market Solutions to Texas Policy Issues
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.
Texas should clamp down on burdensome occupational licensing laws and regulations that make it too expensive for entrepreneurs from starting their own business, and even skilled workers from entering the workforce.
In recent decades, we’ve seen a constant trend of increased federal, state, and local spending on public education.
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.
The right to free speech is at the core of what makes a free society “free”. Our public universities should be bastions of free thought, self-expression, and inquisitiveness.
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.
Technological innovation and market-oriented practices are decentralizing technology and challenging crony capitalism.
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to deliver public services more efficiently, by automating processes, modernizing outmoded technologies, and replacing outdated utilities with state-of-the-art utilities through privatization.
Texas taxpayers are the best arbiters of how their money is spent – not politicians.