The Metroplex suburb is asking voters to approve sweeping ethics reform, which will hold its elected officials and employees to higher ethics and standards than state lawmakers.
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Patrick said he will stay in Austin “as long as necessary” until property tax reform passes both chambers, even if doing so requires “several special sessions.”
Over one hundred and fifty citizens attended the Plano hearing, with dozens testifying in support of relief, including many local officials.
Despite Texas already having the fifth highest property tax rates in the nation, the problem is only getting worse. Unless […]
Texas nearly leads the nation when it comes to local debt — a $332 billion albatross driving ever-increasing property taxes. […]
By mislabeling restrictions on government lobbying as a “gag order,” the Texas Municipal League is desperately trying to defend its […]
Since local government officials across the state are on a full-court press to prevent passage of property tax appraisal reform […]
Houston’s ad hoc charter review committee met recently to discuss proposed reforms for the city’s charter. The council members voted […]
This week some taxpayers can expect to be barraged with a stream of property tax hikes. Many of us frequently complain to our state lawmakers in Austin about property taxes, but yet fail to make our voices heard at home.
On whichever side of the Rick vs. Kay (or is it Kay vs. Rick?) divide you stand, it’s Texas’ taxpayers who may benefit most from the jousting. Both have strongly endorsed, indeed made centerpieces of, taxpayer protection and relief.