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Heritage Event: Taxes and Torts in Texas

Recorded on September 24, 2003

The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

Historic successes were achieved in the recently completed 2003 Texas legislative session. In spite of facing a $10 billion deficit, the state budget was balanced without adding any new taxes. Landmark civil justice reforms were enacted to protect businesses, consumers and health care providers from frivolous lawsuits in order to provide jobs, long-term economic growth, and greater access to medical care.

Join us as Governor Rick Perry addresses how a conservative vision of limited government was - and indeed can be - accomplished in tough fiscal times.