31 episodes

The Foundation podcast from the Texas Public Policy Foundation gives you insight into the most significant conservative ideas. From policymakers to grassroots activists, from thought leaders to elected leaders, we'll bring you the ideas shaping the American public.

The Foundation Podcas‪t‬ Texas Public Policy Foundation

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5 • 8 Ratings

The Foundation podcast from the Texas Public Policy Foundation gives you insight into the most significant conservative ideas. From policymakers to grassroots activists, from thought leaders to elected leaders, we'll bring you the ideas shaping the American public.

    How Does the Energy State Not Have Energy?

    How Does the Energy State Not Have Energy?

    What Happened? Former TX Rep. Jason Isaac, now Director of Life:Powered at TPPF, discusses putting the "Reliable" back in ERCOT and the root cause of the tragic blackouts this week and sources of mismanagement: poor public policies.

    For more on the evolving situation visit www.thecannononline.com

    • 15 min
    The Path to a Conservative Texas Budget

    The Path to a Conservative Texas Budget

    Did you know that every 10 years, each state agency must go before the legislature and justify their existence?

    Hear from TPPF's Derek Cohen, Ph.D. and today's guest, Vance Ginn, Ph.D., on which agencies are due for sun-shining, what the biannual revenue estimate is, and the path to a Conservative Texas Budget in the 87th legislative session.

    • 19 min
    Bonds, School Bonds.

    Bonds, School Bonds.

    A look at the Governor's proposed budget, Richardson ISD's $750 million bond proposition, and what Texans have to say in TPPF's latest polling.

    • 20 min
    Trust, But Verify

    Trust, But Verify

    During his State of the State, Governor Greg Abbott laid out his priorities for the 87th legislative session. Derek Cohen, Ph.D. breaks down the 5 emergency orders put forth by the Governor including a closer look at election integrity with TPPF's Chuck DeVore.

    • 17 min
    THE CHASE | A Breath of Fresh Air

    THE CHASE | A Breath of Fresh Air

    Our comeback is happening. Texans are returning to work, students are returning to schools, families are reestablishing routines. Join Andrew and James as they dive into the intersection of Governor Abbott's State of the Sate and TPPF's Legislative Action Agenda. Spoiler alert: there's a light at the end of the tunnel.

    • 14 min
    An Inside Look at the 87th Legislative Session

    An Inside Look at the 87th Legislative Session

    The 87th legislative session will be one for the history books given the unprecedented events of the past year. TPPF's Dr. Derek Cohen hosts this session's podcast, giving you insight into what is happening under the pink dome and how TPPF is working to Keep Texas Texan.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Josiah78 ,

Informative

If you are interested in Texas policy this is a must listen.

EmilySamBlaz ,

Policy. Not Politics.

This relatively unknown podcast is great for people who are sick of politics and want to dive into the ideas and solutions coming out of the conservative movement.

Sailorag ,

Excellent podcast

In-depth discussion of the public policy issues that matter most. With a Texas twang, but a mational perspective.

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