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Tax Burden in the Bayou City

Tax Burden in the Bayou City

With Houston’s property tax cap under attack, city officials would have taxpayers believe one (or both) of two things: that current property tax rates are too low, and that the city is already so efficient with property tax revenue that they have no choice but to ask...
Houston’s Tax Cap: Taxpayers’ Last Defense

Houston’s Tax Cap: Taxpayers’ Last Defense

With the fight for pension reform behind him, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is gearing up for his next big battle, repealing the city’s property tax cap. Houston’s property tax cap is the only remaining barrier standing between taxpayers and unlimited government...
A Case for Houston’s Cap

A Case for Houston’s Cap

Depending on who you speak with, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s pension reform plan can draw praise or criticism. But one thing that supporters have repeated was that this plan does not call for a tax increase. While that may appear to be true on its face, it’s...