Texas Insider

Saturdays, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Join Texas Insider’s Jim Cardle each Saturday for a unique view of current events in the City of Austin, at the State Capitol, and inside the Washington Beltway.

About Jim Cardle

Jim is publisher & CEO of the online Texas political newsletter TexasInsider.org. He is also the founder & chairman of the Austin Economic Club. From 1985 through 1988, he worked on Capitol Hill for a Texas Congressman, prior to working in President George Bush’s Administration, serving as Director of Congressional Affairs from the Legal Services Corporation 1989 to 1991.

In 1992, he became the Director of Development & Government Affairs for the Dallas-based National Center for Policy Analysis. In 1996 he joined the Texas Public Policy Foundation as Vice President, where he served through late 1997. Cardle became President & CEO of the Austin-based Lone Star Foundation in January of 1998, publisher ofThe Lone Star Report, a weekly newsletter covering Texas politics and policy.

Jim is a 1980 graduate of Texas Christian University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics.