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Bill King has been writing about public policy issues, politics and economics for decades. This blog is a compilation of his previous posts, editorials and columns and a continuation of that tradition.

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The Texas Department of Public Safety recently released its annual report for crime in Texas for 2017.[i]  There are several troubling results for Houston but the number that jumps off the page is that rape was up by 13% in 2017, increasing from 1,210 to......

  Brent Taylor was the mayor of North Ogden, Utah.  He was also a major in the Army National Guard.  He was killed last week in Afghanistan on his fourth tour of duty there.  He was 39 and left behind a wife and seven children.......