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How to Protest Your Property Appraisal

How to Protest Your Property Appraisal

Collin Strong, a grassroots organization in Collin County whose mission is to “educate the public, activate a grassroots network, & promote candidates and causes,” has been holding a series of property tax protest seminars. In the seminars, led by Collin Strong...
How High Will Electricity Bills Get?

How High Will Electricity Bills Get?

As power continues to be restored statewide, questions have arisen of how high citizens’—and their local governments’—electricity bills will be after the City of Denton was hit with a power bill higher than its total electricity costs for the past year. Not all cities...
Pro-Taxpayer Rates Adopted in North Texas

Pro-Taxpayer Rates Adopted in North Texas

Cities and counties in North Texas are adopting property tax rates that will either deliver smaller increases in their average property tax bills or lower them altogether. Citizens wanting similar results in their areas can do so by educating themselves, asking hard...
Friday Roundup: April 24, 2020

Friday Roundup: April 24, 2020

Texas Scorecard Managing Editor Brandon Waltens recaps the week that was on TexasScorecard.com! On this week’s show: Cary Cheshire joins the show to discuss how Texas compares to other states’ efforts to reopen their economy. While Abbott Lags, Other...