3. Texan pro-growth policies
Texas is great at small government, economic growth and attracting new citizens. It has policies which encourage new business, and so job creation is among the highest in the USA.
The Texas Constitution requires Texas to balance its budget, the Legislature can only budget no more than the amount of revenue that the Comptroller certifies will be available. The legislature is also forbidden from tying the hands of any subsequent legislature in any area, financially or otherwise.
The line-item veto allows the governor to eliminate wasteful expenditures which benefit individual districts at the expense of the majority, and reduces logrolling - making self-serving deals to support other members' pet projects. Texas understands that you need to:
"Encourage the behavior you wish to encourage!"