22-Nov-2023 Austin, TX — Well known Austin attorney and election law expert Roger Borgelt, representing the Travis County Taxpayers Union, filed an election contest petition against Round Rock ISD’s Prop A VATRE tax increase which passed on Nov. 7th, 2023. The VATRE was forced by the fact that RRISD raised their “golden pennies” enrichment tax by […]
AUSTIN – Travis County Taxpayers Union attorneys are considering the possibility of legal challenge to Round Rock ISD Prop A VATRE ballot language, which claims a 3 cent, $19 million tax increase is “an increase of 0 percent” and “additional $0.” Roger Borgelt, an Austin area attorney representing Travis County Taxpayers Union, concurs with other […]
Vote no campaign sounding alarm: Proposition A wording could be illegal; marketing for VATRE election misleading school district taxpayers ROUND ROCK, Texas – A coalition of Round Rock ISD parents and taxpayers are saying “later” to the VATRE, pointing out numerous misleading tactics being employed by the district. The coalition, including the Travis County Taxpayers […]
Round Rock ISD saga continues as school board meeting abruptly ended after outraged Trustees point out double-standard, demand resignations ROUND ROCK, Texas — Outraged parents packed a crowded board room late Thursday night in a suburb of Austin and demanded accountability for current and former board members. What they got, instead, was a double-standard. The board voted […]
TCTU’s Zimmerman calls out religious extremism for days-long blackout, supports audit AUSTIN (Feb. 8, 2023) – City leaders are calling for a thorough audit of publicly held Austin Energy following massive and nationally publicized power blackouts after last week’s ice storm. Been there done that, said former District 6 Council member and Public Utility committee […]
“‘Universal Basic Income’ is fraudulent terms of ‘compassion,’ and is both immoral and illegal. We oppose the City of Austin’s UBI pilot program.
Revised figure puts Round Rock ISD within tiny fraction of triggering tax rate approval election – ‘a mockery’
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.
‘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.
Yesterday I called for the resignation of Tiffanie Harrison, as it is my studied opinion she is unfit to exercise political power.
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.
School Board Threatens To Limit Parent, Taxpayer Access At Thursday Trustees Meeting While Athletic, Band Activities Continue Unhindered
TCTU opposes ‘road and bridges’ scheme to give unelected county boards power to take private property for ‘economic development’
“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.
“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.