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Bill Hammond

Executive director, Texans for Free Enterprise


Bill Hammond is the executive director of Texans for Free Enterprise, which was formed to change the state’s title insurance laws and regulations. He is a former CEO of the Texas Association of Business, and a former state representative.

Latest Columns

Bring Rate Competition to Title Insurance

Despite our free-enterprise culture, there are pockets of anti-competitive behavior where government regulation and edict rule the day, harming consumers with a 19th century regulatory model. One such industry that fits that description is title insurance.

2015: An agenda for business

Only when Texans succeed will business be able to succeed. And now, thanks to plunging oil prices, we'll have to work hard to ensure that initiatives that will benefit all Texans are funded.