Amarillo businessman Craig Gualtiere has started a petition and filed a lawsuit aimed at giving voters a say on the Amarillo City Council’s plan to move forward with a $35 million city hall project.
Study from ATTOM Data Solutions details struggles of Texans and other Americans with property tax hikes.
Ex-Dallas County Schools president sentenced to house arrest, probation for tax evasion related to the public corruption scandal that brought down the bus agency.
The upcoming election will have a significant impact on residents’ wallets and the direction of their city.
U.S. Rep. Granger and PAC financing defend Panther Island boondoggle.
Collin County Community College District joins other local entities increasing property tax burdens on local residents, after pledging they wouldn’t raise taxes to pay bond debt.
Listening to his “conscience,” business owner Alex Fairly ends a $1.8 million incentive deal with Amarillo’s economic development corporation.
Questioning the legality of a city-led land swap, one Amarillo resident is seeking an injunction against the city’s multimillion-dollar ballpark.
Last March, Houston’s convention bureau held public meetings about...
Grab your coffee! Beginning September 4, Amarillo City Council will begin a 90-day “test period” of 7 a.m. meeting times.
Local voters will decide in November what road projects merit taxpayer-funded borrowing.
After months of deliberations, Ector County’s school board officially called for a tax increase election this fall.
After the city council recently obstructed an audit petition, Austin now faces a lawsuit in the Texas Supreme Court.
Odessa residents stepped up to the plate as Monday’s filing deadline revealed a competitive lineup of city council candidates for November’s election.
It’s not often you see elected officials holding each other accountable.
The Dallas City Council voted on February 13 to enter into a lease-purchase agreement under which taxpayer dollars would subsidize a convention center hotel. The Dallas Business Journal has an online poll in which you can vote on whether this is an appropriate use of taxpayer money.
Texas’ illegal aliens — he has been their go-to Republican. Check out the YouTube Valentine’s message.
Who do Collin County officials think theyâ€™re fooling anyway? Apparently, everyone.
I had begun to feel a great sense of pride in my hometown over the last several months.Â It seemed that Wimberley ISD â€“ where I graduated High School in 2005 â€“ was poised to do something I would never expect a bunch of educrats to do; stand up for taxpayers.Â
The oldÂ rock-country hit "Happiness is Lubbock, Texas, in My Rearview Mirror" had a tender, sappy-sweet quality to it. But sitting in the Lubbock airport after a great day visiting with our supporters and friends here in the Panhandle, we’re happy to report that Lubbock is just, generally, a great place to be. We’re sorry the Southwest flight is coming so quickly.
Last week’s announcement that State Sen. Kyle Janek of Houston isn’t seeking re-election has opened the gates of candidates rumored, potential and real. One name that’s surfaced is Gary Polland, a long-time conservative activist who lets his professional life (he’s a lawyer) fund his passion for right-thinking politics.
According to KSAT, a San Antonio television station, more than 1,000 calls were made to the Bexar County courthouse by folks asking where to vote on this Super Tuesday. Of course, Texas’ primary isn’t held until March 4 — a month away.
On Wednesday the Houston City Council voted 9-5 in favor of an ordinance giving businesses the right to build electrified fences, which were previously forbidden.
North Forest Independent School District in the Houston area is nearly bankrupt, having lied about student enrollment numbers, mismanagedÂ the taxpayers’Â cash, and cheated untold numbers of children out of an academic future. The response from the teacher union rep: worried that people might lose their jobs. That they haven’t already is part of the problem.
The Bexar County Commissioners CourtÂ voted earlier this month to present Â San Antonio area voters with a $415 million venue tax increase measure on the May ballot.Â While it would fund lots of nice-sounding goodies, increased hotel and rental car taxes have been proven to reduce tourism.