Only for students scoring well
Pending a federal waiver, the 2013 Legislature "eliminated the overtesting of students in grades 3-8 by decreasing the number of tests from 17 to 8."
— PolitiFact Texas
Omits 2011 cuts, commits inflation error
Says that over the past 20 years, Texas public school spending rose 142 percent and per-pupil spending more than tripled when adjusted for inflation.
$150 for 182 lawmakers every day of the session
Says this month’s special session will cost the state $27,300 a day just for legislators’ daily living expenses.
Income-affected tax maybe, not income tax
Patrick Rose "voted to explore a state income tax."
Not largest tax hike, not necessarily liberal, not Obama-care
Says state Rep. Patrick Rose votes 90 percent with liberals, backed the state's largest tax increase, proposed nearly $15 billion in government spending and supported "Obama-style government-run health care system for Texas."
No plan, but he likes the idea of subbing in sales taxes for property taxes
Says Republican opponent Jason Isaac is peddling a plan meaning Texans "would pay the highest sales taxes in America, up to 14.5 percent."
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