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Austin ISD’s “no tax increase” lie sells $Billion tax increase

Despite warnings about the latest unaffordable, unjustified tax increases from a public monopoly school District that features too much tax and too little learning for too few students, the 15% of voters who decided the Bond issued voted overwhelmingly for […]

Pro-AISD bond group raises $186,000 in campaign funds (Statesman.com)

As expected, Austin ISD is following the monopoly government school playbook — shakedown the corporate contractors who stand to profit hundreds of millions from the Bond tax increase for corporate contributions to fund the campaign of lies (e.g. “no tax […]

TCTU and local groups launch VOTE AGAINST AISD $Billion Tax Increase Campaigns!

TCTU and local groups kick off campaigns AGAINST AISD Unaffordable, Unsustainable, Unjustified $Billion TAX INCREASE. Former Austin City Council candidate Pete Salazar makes opening remarks at TCTU Campaign Kick-off against AISD $Billion+ Tax Increase (Statesman.com photo) http://www.statesman.com/news/local-education/diverse-group-opponents-rally-against-austin-isd-billion-bond/yU9NuT9MWpO6Xag6tCID2J/   http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/group-gathers-at-lbj-high-school-to-oppose-aisd-bond   […]

TCTU Press Conference against AISD $Billion Bond tax increase is OCT. 10th

Out of respect for the many victims from despicable evil attack in Las Vegas, Oct 3rd Press Conference has been   RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, October 10th, LBJ High School, 7309 Lazy Creek Drive, Austin, TX 78724 Please find an updated and revised press […]

TCTU Announces Opposition to Austin ISD $Billion Bond — Public Press Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Austin, TX — The Travis County Taxpayer’s Union (TCTU)  is holding a public press conference to announce opposition to the Austin ISD’s $1 Billion Bond “without limit” tax increase, while the District continues to lose students […]

AISD still hiding from T.A. Brown Propaganda Scandal

Media Advisory Austin ISD uses 2013 Bond money to pay non-AISD employees to slant T.A. Brown reports – to support $30M replacement, and ignores subcontract engineer’s request for structural foundation analysis. TCTU asks AISD Trustees to fund a truly independent […]

Austin ISD creates political drama at T.A. Brown for Bond Votes

Reports show rebuilding TA brown cost effective for AISD; critics skeptical by Melanie Barden Wednesday, August 9th 2017 http://cbsaustin.com/news/local/reports-show-rebuilding-ta-brown-cost-effective-for-aisd-critics-skeptical

AISD wants to borrow hundreds of millions, TCTU’s Roger Falk alerts taxpayers

AISD wants to borrow hundreds of millions, TCTU’s Roger Falk alerts taxpayers

http://www.newsradioklbj.com/news/austin-local-news/aisd-finalize-proposal-borrow-hundreds-millions-you [From 590AM KLBJ] Austin Independent School District trustees should finalize their proposal to borrow just under a billion dollars from you for a laundry list of upgrades to schools throughout the city.  Bond Watchdog Roger Falk of the Travis […]

TCTU asks the Austin ISD Board of Trustees to halt the demolition plans for T.A. Brown Elementary, makes new PIR

Media Advisory June 15, 2017 AUSTIN, Tx — The Travis County Taxpayers Union (TCTU) has asked the Austin ISD Board of Trustees to immediately halt the demolition plans for T.A. Brown Elementary pending a second opinion on the structural condition of […]

TCTU Vows to Unite Grassroots Against Wasteful, Unaffordable 2017 Austin ISD Bond

“They are not looking out for the taxpayer. They are looking out for themselves,” says Don Zimmerman with the Travis County Taxpayers Union. “The purpose of our school taxes is supposed to be to educate kids. Not to build buildings, […]