Biggest burden: New Jersey
"Texans pay the sixth-highest property tax in the nation."
Correlation isn't causation
Says that when San Francisco banned plastic grocery bags, "you saw the number of instances of people going to the ER with things like salmonella and other related illnesses" spike.
Mostly 9 members since 1837
"There is long historical precedent for a Supreme Court with fewer justices."
Not just Texas
Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student."
Texas A&M University - Commerce "offers counseling, safe spaces for students who are afraid of President-elect Trump."
Nearly 40 percent lately
"Thirty-one percent of school districts are still receiving less funding per pupil than they did prior to the dramatic budget cuts of 2011."
Campaign to campaign
"I was the first member of Congress to contribute to Donald Trump."
"Students at the University of Texas in Austin have been advised not to wear cowboy boots or cowboy hats on Halloween."
Newspaper no longer endorses candidates
Says Gerald Daugherty is endorsed by the Austin American-Statesman.
Five adoptive parents
"Several elected state officials have opened their homes to children in need of loving families."
'I don't know whether'
Says Gerald Daugherty advocated lowering the penalty for crimes like strangulation in domestic violence cases because "they just ‘throw more people into the’" jail "‘system."
"Donald Trump's education plan to dramatically slash funding for public education would fire 49,000 Texas teachers."
Says that compared to direct sales by manufacturers, consumers "save avg of $500 per car sold through franchised dealer model."
Estimates at work
Says over 90 percent of Travis County’s eligible residents have registered to vote.
"You would receive a citation for taking a dildo to class" at the University of Texas.
School yes, welfare no
Says most illegal immigrants draw "welfare benefits, they’re sending their kids to school, they’re using the public services."
"Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America."
UPDATED: Overlooks giant west coast state
"If Texas were a country our economy would rank # 10...in the WORLD."
Does not fully compute
"If Congress fails to act, the Obama administration intends to give away control of the internet to an international body akin to the United Nations."
Costs at both ends of childhood
Child care costs "in some states now exceed the average price tag for college tuition."