I appreciated the opportunity to testify before the Texas Senate Finance Committee regarding strengthening the state's current weak spending limit by passing a conservative spending limit. Senate Bill 9 gets Texas much closer to the ideal limit, which I outlined in my testimony.
You can watch my testimony here (I'm the first person to testify in the hearing--look for video of Senate Finance Committee on 7/22/17): http://www.senate.texas.gov/av-archive.php.
Check out the press release here: http://mailchi.mp/texaspolicy/tppf-experts-testifying-at-capitol-this-weekend.
Here's my written testimony:
Vance Ginn, Ph.D.
Free market economist with leanings towards Chicago/Austrian schools of economics. Hard rock drummer. Classical liberal. First generation college graduate at Texas Tech University. Hometown: Houston. Recovering academic. Work at the Texas Public Policy Foundation in Austin to research ways to #LetPeopleProsper. Live the dad life in Round Rock, TX. Views=mine.