Property Taxes


What a $50 savings per taxpayer is costing Harris County residents

Posted on · Republican officials contend last fall’s boycott of Harris County Commissioners Court was more than worth it, forcing cuts to what they saw as a bloated budget and granting relief to taxpayers burdened by inflation. But the bill is coming due in the form of starved departments and fewer services.

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Harris County Republican commissioners continue boycott of court meetings over tax rates

Posted on · Commissioners Jack Cagle and Tom Ramsey had sought a special, discussion-only meeting to hammer out a compromise on taxes and the budget. They got it, but refused to attend, claiming Commissioner Adrian Garcia was negotiating in bad faith.


Harris County elections administrator announces her resignation after 2022 primary election problems

Posted on · Longoria came under fire after her office took more than 24 hours to tally votes, and missed 10,000 mail-in ballots in the final unofficial count. Longoria has also been sued by the county GOP.


Harris County commissioners battle over new county maps that would benefit Democrats

Posted on · A map proposed by Democratic Commissioner Rodney Ellis would shrink Republican Commissioner Tom Ramsey's precinct, while sandwiching most of unincorporated Harris County into Republican Commissioner Jack Cagle's precinct.