Local officials are ramping up efforts to oppose legislation that would give taxpayers a fair shake at City Hall.
State Sen. Donna Campbell has filed legislation that would encourage transparency and accountability in the contracts of Texas’ public-school superintendents.
HB 1631 would institute a statewide, preemptive ban on red light cameras.
The revised bill allows small taxing units to opt into the newly renamed 2.5% “voter approved tax rate.”
Democrat Kirk Watson’s Lobbyist Disclosure Package is headed to the Republican-heavy Senate State Affairs Committee.
Taxpayers travelled from across the state to talk about the effect of out-of-control property taxes.
State Rep. Mike Lang fired back at the Texas Municipal League after receiving a letter urging residents to oppose property tax reform.
Sen. Jane Nelson’s appropriations act allocates $7.5 billion across 21 state agencies to address mental health with $100 million in new funding dedicated to SB 10.
Cities, counties, and the taxpayer-funded lobby in Austin have gone to great lengths in previous sessions to drown out the demands of taxpaying citizens.
The “Big Three” announced a uniform plan for both chambers of the legislature Thursday aimed at overhauling Texas’ skyrocketing property tax problem. But what exactly does the massive bill do?