The Honorable Jason Isaac

The Honorable Jason Isaac is the Director of Life:Powered at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jason, a fourth-generation native Texan, was elected four times as the State Representative for Hays and Blanco counties in the Texas Hill Country. During his eight years of service, he successfully passed legislation to reduce taxes, strengthen election integrity, improve public education, preserve Second Amendment rights, protect local groundwater, and protect private property rights.

Energy & Environment

ESG investments’ failures show states are right to fight the green investing agenda

In the last two years, five states have abolished politically motivated ESG investing from state-operated pensions, and almost half of states have raised antitrust concerns that BlackRock and other ESG-focused investing firms may be abusing taxpayer dollars. ESG activists are now claiming these commonsense protections for retirees could increase costs. But the real cost of buying into...

January 25, 2023
Energy & Environment

Here’s One State That Has The Guts To Burst The Woke Bubble

Investing to support social or political causes is as old as investing itself, but what we now know as Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) investing began in the 1960s as socially responsible investing. In 2005, “Who Cares Wins” stated that “embedding environmental, social and governance factors in capital markets makes good business sense and leads to more sustainable markets and...

September 12, 2022
Energy & Environment

Idaho legislation to boycott the boycotters will protect our energy & tax dollars

The Idaho state legislature is considering a controversial — but critical — good-government bill to protect America’s energy industry and safeguard tax dollars from being abused for political gain. Hundreds of the world’s largest financiers, collectively controlling over 60% of global wealth, have created a cartel, colluding to discriminate against industries they deem politically incorrect and advance...

March 10, 2022