Texas Lobbyist News: Sales Tax in Texas Spiked in September Texas revenue from taxes leapt upward by more than 10% in September of 2017. This past month brought $2.4 billion dollars into the state coffers. Undoubtedly an increase in spending in the oil and gas industry is behind the jump. However, retail spending was also […]
Texas fast-food giant Whataburger just beat out a number of other chains, as analyzed by the firm 101data. Whataburger garnered 44% of fast food burger interactions in our state, beating In-N-Out and Five Guys. Whataburger is known for its iconic status in the Lone Star state and is famous for its commitment to build the […]
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Mike Toomey Texas Lobbyist News: Governor Perry’s Statement on Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela’s courageous willingness to suffer and work for racial equality inspired the world and brought issues of equality and justice into a global conversation. We mourn his passing, remember his amazing leadership, and are committed to live according to his example. As the world […]
Mike Toomey Lobbyist News: Statement by Gov. Perry on Veterans Day On Monday, November 11th Governor Rick Perry released a statement regarding Veteran’s Day. He made a point to mention that selflessness and bravery that our troops have exhibited in serving their country. He also drew attention to current efforts being made to help veterans […]