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Chuck DeVore
Chuck DeVore
Vice President, Texas Public Policy Foundation
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      Chuck DeVore

      Chuck DeVore is Vice President for Policy at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. He served in the California State Assembly from 2004 to 2010, was an aerospace executive, worked as a Reagan White House appointee in the Pentagon, and is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army (retired) Reserve.

Why we’re fighting the IRS

9:32 AM 08/06/2013

The Texas Public Policy Foundation has joined a class-action lawsuit, led by the Citizens for Self-Governance, against the Internal Revenue Service. TPPF has joined this action not just to vindicate its own rights under the law, but more important to defend free speech and the rule of law against an increasingly out-of-control IRS.

California dreamin’

12:54 AM 05/03/2013

Lately, some Californians have taken to telling themselves that Texas, one of seven states without a personal income tax, can afford not to tax productive output because of its high property taxes and its oil and gas tax revenues.

America’s future: California or Texas?

10:10 PM 09/30/2012

It is oft said that if you want a glimpse of America’s future, look to California. The home to Hollywood has led the way in national trends from the first no-fault divorce law and the permissive Therapeutic Abortion Act of 1967 (both were signed into law by Ronald Reagan) to the great Proposition 13 property tax cut of 1978. It was California’s populist tax revolt, stoked by then-former Governor Reagan, which reframed the debate about the proper size of government and helped propel Reagan to the presidency in 1980.