Jim Hightower's file:
Hightower

Democrat from Texas

Jim Hightower, who served two terms as Texas agriculture commissioner, is a commentator and writer.

Recent statements involving Jim Hightower

Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."

Says Rick Perry and the Republican-controlled Texas Legislature "managed to slash the budget of the volunteer fire departments in our state by 75 percent in the last legislative session," reducing their abilities to fight recent wildfires.

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