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Travis County Taxpayers Union opposes immoral, illegal Universal Basic Income scheme

“‘Universal Basic Income’ is fraudulent terms of ‘compassion,’ and is both immoral and illegal. We oppose the City of Austin’s UBI pilot program.

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Taxpayer watch dogs sniff out $10M covert tax hike

Revised figure puts Round Rock ISD within tiny fraction of triggering tax rate approval election – ‘a mockery’

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Zimmerman questions priorities behind Round Rock ISD ‘walkout’

Travis County Taxpayers Union Executive Director and former Austin City Council member Don Zimmerman commented on today’s walk-out protest by a handful of Round Rock ISD students.

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‘CRT Bingo’ the perfect last-minute stocking-stuffer for woke-weary school district taxpayers

‘CRT Bingo’ cards are free to download and to play at any upcoming meeting of the Round Rock ISD Board of Trustees. Harrison is trustee for Place 6 in addition to her role as co-founder of the Racial Equity Fund for Reparations.

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TCTU Director Don Zimmerman calls for Resignation of Racist RRISD Board Member

Yesterday I called for the resignation of Tiffanie Harrison, as it is my studied opinion she is unfit to exercise political power.

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TEA Assigns Monitor to Round Rock ISD Who Appears To Have Multiple Conflicts of Interest

ROUND ROCK, Texas – In response to complaints of wrongdoing against the Round Rock ISD board, the Texas Education Agency assigned board monitor David Faltys to Round Rock ISD. However, Faltys appears to have conflicts of interest due to recent business dealings with Round Rock ISD.

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Double Standard: Round Rock ISD Allows Large Sports Crowds, Restricts Parents At Meetings

School Board Threatens To Limit Parent, Taxpayer Access At Thursday Trustees Meeting While Athletic, Band Activities Continue Unhindered

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Beware Proposition 2 Trojan Horse

TCTU opposes ‘road and bridges’ scheme to give unelected county boards power to take private property for ‘economic development’

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TCTU Sues Round Rock ISD for Illegal Taxes

“An original petition filed by the TCTU alleges that the RRISD board of trustees acted in ‘bad faith’ when five of its members voted to approve its tax rate during a Sept. 14 meeting. The suit also alleges that the board acted inappropriately in limiting available seating and used district police improperly to enforce a capacity restriction.

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Taxpayers Union Opposes Medical School Property Tax

“Foes of a tax increase for a proposed medical school, teaching hospital and other health-related projects in Austin are far behind supporters in raising money to get their message out to Travis County voters.