Government has become the most massive industry in America. This industry provides a wider array of services and employs more diverse means than any business in the world. The level of coordination and planning needed to continue this level of service is so great that it often overwhelms the purpose it was created to serve. HB 2292, a historic piece of legislation passed by the Texas House of Representatives under my leadership and with the hard work of many, has made groundbreaking progress in the streamlining of government services and is saving Texas taxpayers billions of dollars in the process. This legislation was so historic, Governing Magazine recently hilighted Texas’s efforts in their latest issue. Please take the time to read this article. It will help describe these historic and much needed reform that Texas, under its conservative leadership, is leading the nation in implenting.