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House Recommits Property Tax Bill

House Recommits Property Tax Bill

After a one-day delay, the Texas House moved to recommit Senate Bill 2, the property tax reform bill, to the House Ways and Means Committee. The move will further delay consideration of the bill, which Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has demanded be passed intact if the Senate...
Straus Mimics Harry Reid … Again

Straus Mimics Harry Reid … Again

Once labeled the “Harry Reid of Texas” by Forbes, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus was back to his old tricks mimicking the former Democratic leader last week. Straus moved to consolidate power in the Texas House with little protest, save from a band of conservatives....