U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Texas Starts The Debate Whether To Take Obamacare's Medicaid Money

    Advocates of Medicaid expansion -- part of Obama's Affordable Care Act -- continue to ply Texas lawmakers with economic numbers, making the point that the expansion of the program is not a cost, but a benefit, to taxpayers. Like Sisyphus eternally pushing his boulder up the hill, advocates for Medi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Remember the Alamo: $1.6 Million Added to State Budget for the State Landmark

    In Austin, both the House and Senate have unveiled baseline budgets for the session, with the idea that additions would be negotiated over time. Sen. Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands), who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, told reporters the Senate's budget was as close to last session as possible ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    Millionaire Mindsetters

    No skeptics need apply to this get-rich-quick proposition

  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Trench Warfare

    There's a hole carved out of the earth 32 feet deep, 210 feet wide, and 400 feet long near the Texas-Mexico border.

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Tales From the IRS

    Three stories of taxman terror