Texas Legislature Passes School Finance Bill, Property Tax ReformThe Texas Legislature approved a sweeping bipartisan school finance bill that brings an extra $4.5 billion into classrooms and pours $1.6 billion toward teacher raises, and they also passed a property tax reform package.
Texas Lawmakers Pause Property Tax Relief Plan After Criticism From Local Government LeadersThe Texas House plan to limit skyrocketing tax bills on property owners by limiting how much additional money cities can bring in each year, did not end up getting its scheduled debate.
Property Taxes Are Rising -- Here's A List Of Who Pays The MostThe difference between high-tax states and low-tax states has narrowed, resulting in a smaller gap between the states than in previous years.
Texas Legislators Set To Debate School Finance And Property Tax ReformIf a school finance reform plan stays intact some North Texas school districts will be able to spend more money on students in the classroom.
Governor Abbott Expresses Support For Expanding Border Fencing, Concern About Caravan Near TexasGov. Abbott addressed a variety of topics important to Texans during a wide-ranging interview Wednesday afternoon at the Governor's Mansion.
Governor Abbott Outlines Property Tax Reform PlanAs part of his re-election campaign, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plan to limit property tax increases. "I say enough is enough."
Texas Legislature Ends Special Session A Day EarlyHouse members quit to force the Senate to accept their version of a contentious property tax bill. But the Senate rejected that ultimatum, and itself adjourned.
Governor Abbott Requests Lawmakers Pass 20 Bills During Special SessionGovernor Greg Abbott scolded Texas lawmakers Tuesday for having to call them back for a special session on July 18.