Texas Public Policy Foundation: Forged in the Spirit of 1836
In the fight for freedom, the Texas Public Policy Foundation develops workable ideas for elected officials to consider in their roles as representatives of the people.
With only six weeks of the regular legislative session left, it’s getting crunch time for lawmakers in search of cost-savings and efficiencies. To help remind lawmakers that there are still plenty of opportunities out there to cut spending, here is a quick list of ideas for Articles I, VI, VII, VIII, and X.
General Govt. Related Agencies & Programs
Consolidate all medical boards into one health care regulatory agency-Savings: $8 million;Eliminate the Healthy Texas program-Savings: $9.95 million;TOTAL: $536.3 million
For details on the recommendations listed above or for more ideas on how to reform the budget as it relates to General Government, please see: Articles of General Government: I, VI, VII, VIII, and X.