Texas Spending Transparency
(Redirected from Texas Transparency Legislation)
Texas Spending Transparency is the effort to place all state spending online in a transparent format to allow for a truly accountable government.
- Andrew Moylan, Government Affairs Manager for theNational Taxpayers Union (NTU), and David Williams, Vice President of Policy for the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste, wrote a letter that encouraged Texas legislators to enact legislation that would create a publicly searchable database.
- Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) issued a press release to announce Texas House Bill 3430 (2007)'s unanimous passage through the House. Grover Norquist, president of ATR, wrote legislators in the Texas Senate, urging them to vote for Texas House Bill 3430 (2007), and an additional letter when the Texas Senate Finance Committee took the bill into consideration.
- Texas Budget Source
- The Texas Public Policy Foundation's discussion on aTransparency Panel
- Taxpayers Support Creating Grant and Contract Database in Texas, April 2007
- Two Cheers for Fiscal Transparency in Texas, May 2007 (dead link)
- Letter to Texas senators urging passage of [[Texas House Bill 3430 (2007) (dead link)], May 2007]
- Letter to Texas senators urging passage of [[Texas House Bill 3430 (2007) (dead link)] upon its consideration by the Senate Finance Committee, May 2007]