Governor Greg Abbott spoke today extolling limited government, individual liberty and free enterprise in the state of Texas at the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research gala in Dallas. The Governor also received the Institute’s Antony Fisher Award at the event, which honors the recipient for excellence in promoting entrepreneurship, community service, limited government, individual freedom and free enterprise.
During his remarks, the Governor also praised Lone Star State’s robust economy and the world-class business climate that continues to attract businesses and families. In addition, Governor Abbott recognized the accomplishments of the 87th Legislative Session and thanked the Institute for its leadership in promoting free markets and personal freedom in Texas and across the country.
“Texas proudly leads the nation in so many ways as we continue to push forward common sense reforms and limited government policies,” Gov. Abbott said. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have recognized the need not only to protect the health of Texans, but also to protect their livelihoods. As a result, Texas is leading America’s economic recovery. During the 87th Legislative Session, we passed laws that keep Texas the promised land for businesses and families, including ensuring COVID-19 liability protections, offering property tax relief, reducing regulations and expanding telehealth and broadband access statewide. wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of political leaders like John Goodman and the Goodman Institute, and I look forward to continuing our work together to make Texas the beacon of freedom and prosperity in America. “
The Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research is a non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization. The Institute’s objective is to develop and promote private alternatives to government regulation and control, solving problems by building on the strength of the competitive and entrepreneurial private sector.