Michael Sullivan's file:

Republican from Texas

Sullivan helms Empower Texans, which says on its website that it exists to create and sustain a system of strong fiscal stewardship within all levels of Texas government, ensuring the greatest amounts of economic and personal liberty, and promoting public policies that provide individuals with the freedom to use their strengths and talents in pursuit of greater opportunities.

Recent statements involving Michael Sullivan

"From the ‘Do As I Say Not As I Do’ department: federal employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes."

Says Texas lawmakers agreed to cut state's rainy day fund in half, spending "$4 billion from current $8 billion."

Says public education will get more money in 2012-13 though lawmakers cut $15 billion in overall spending.

"If you printed a $1 bill for the entirety of the $14.1 trillion national debt, the resulting pile of money would weigh more than 136 aircraft carriers."

Says the Texas Forest Service planted 6,000 trees in the Dallas/Fort Worth area before the Super Bowl for unknown reasons at an unknown cost.

Recent stories featuring Michael Sullivan

Legislated spending of up to $4 billion not expected to halve Texas rainy day fund:

A small-government advocate says Texas legislators agreed to cut the state’s rainy day fund by half. That’s incorrect.

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