When challenges loom ahead for not just a few Texans but everyone in the state, it’s the job of our elected leaders to come together and respond.
If engineers warn that our roads and water systems verge on collapse, we should expect public officials to heed the call for repairs. When demographic experts forecast that our state will soon struggle to compete, the people we elect must help equip our school systems to prepare the future Texas workforce for success. When public hospitals sound the alarm that they’re struggling to keep their doors open, top leaders should identify a solution that safeguards public health and access to care.
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A discussion on the $892 million Austin school district bond package
On the Viewpoints page
Arlene Wohlgemuth of the Texas Public Policy Foundation urges leaving the rainy day fund alone.
On the Balanced Views page