Monthly Archives: May 2009

Texas Needs A Sound Voter Identification Plan

May 30th, 2009

Across the nation, several states have or are currently adopting voter identification laws designed to secure the sanctity of our right to free and fair elections. The most notable voter identification law to date is the Indiana law that the United States Supreme Court upheld as constitutional just prior to the 2008 primary elections.

Parker calls week a victory for economic development and job creation

May 16th, 2009

“In this economy,” Parker said, “we need to encourage economic development and not financially penalize those who wish to develop land. That is what House Bill 2230 aims to do, reduce property taxes while at the same time incentivizing property owners to develop their property and spur their local economies.”

State legislators consider tax cuts for small businesses Body:

May 15th, 2009

Rep. Tan Parker, R-Flower Mound, said that while Texas has enjoyed a reputation as “the most pro-growth, pro-business state in the country, this legislation … took Texas in a different direction.”