Statements about Government Efficiency

Says this month’s special session will cost the state $27,300 a day just for legislators’ daily living expenses.

"Houston suffered $1.7 billion in operating losses under Mayor Bill White."

Says that under a new program jail "time for non-violent, mentally ill offenders has been reduced by 50 percent."

"Kay Bailey Hutchison was elected state treasurer, succeeding Ann Richards. Democrats then abolished the position ... Hutchison later became a U.S. senator."

"The governor’s not taking his own fiscal advice. ... In the first fiscal quarter of this year, we’ve seen a 13.5 percent increase in spending, double-digit spending out of the executive branch in the State of Texas."

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