Posted on · SB 2 will slow the rate at which property taxes can climb, but those already facing high taxes on their homes will see little relief.
Posted on · The measure, which Senator Ted Cruz co-authored, passed as a rider to a bill reauthorizing the FAA. Congressman Beto O’Rourke says he voted against it because it failed to reauthorize CHIP.
Posted on · After Harvey and Irma, Congress passed a multibillion-dollar aid package with strong bipartisan support. That consensus appears to be crumbling.
Posted on · Congressman Kevin Brady, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is spearheading an effort to provide targeted tax relief for victims of Harvey and Irma. The emerging package includes provisions ranging from lifting limits on write offs for property losses to bigger tax credits for the working poor.
Posted on · Supporters of Senate Bill 2 say the measure is needed to keep people from losing their homes. Opponents say it would starve local government of funding needed to provide critical services – and charge the bill’s author with using misleading statistics to make his case.
Posted on · The Lieutenant Governor and the Texas Senate's chief budget writer unveil more details on how they'll deliver on promised tax cuts for the 2016-2017 budget cycle.