Houston Matters

The return property taxpayers get for their money (Jan. 31, 2022)

Posted on · On Monday's show: A massive sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico last year has been invalidated, and a new study examines whether taxpayers in the city may be paying for more than they receive in services from the county.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Beto’s Presidential Run, Tax Prep Advice, And Steve Earle (March 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Beto's run for president, studying the farthest objects in the solar system, advice for filing your income taxes, and musician Steve Earle performs.

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Analysis: There’s A Reason Texas Governors Keep Failing To Lower Property Taxes

Posted on · Anguish over property taxes is at or near the top of the list of what politicians hear most often from Texans. This is not a complicated part of the civic compact: Voters are peeved. Politicians aim to please. Lowering taxes would make a politician popular with voters