Property Taxes

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...
Where Do Government Services Come From?

Where Do Government Services Come From?

Rhetoric from local politicians opposing property tax reform has escalated in recent days, specifically in testimony before the Texas House Ways and Means Committee. It brings to mind something I recently read in a book of Ronald Reagan’s hand written notes:...