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Investing in Homeless Young Texans

Photo: Bionic Teaching Texas’ 85th legislative session kicked off last month. Lawmakers now have until the end of May to balance a state budget three percent smaller than that of the previous session. Having the power of the purse, the legislature must decide which government programs to prioritize and which to trim—or cut. Policymakers have a […]

Politics and Governance

What CR Really Stands For

You might think that CR stands for ‘Continuing Resolution’ – a method to fund the government – and you would technically be correct. However, CR should stand for Constrained Republic as it stifles growth within America. A CR is used when the Congress fails to pass a budget. It funds the government for a set […]

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