Troxclair, Pressley, Zimmerman and the Tea Party backed CTRN Pledge Pt 1

In September 2014, a group called Citizens for Taxpayer Relief NOW (CTRN) asked Austin City Council candidates to sign a “candidate pledge”. The pledge consists of three items, or requirements, that CTRN believes will lead to greater accountability and fiscal responsibility. Ostensibly, a candidate signing the pledge is agreeing to advocate, implement, and/or vote for the requirements in the pledge, should that candidate be elected

Another requirement would result in across-the-board cuts to the City of Austin budget (salaries, programs, etc) of about 3% a year.

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