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