The Republican-controlled chamber killed an amendment that would have provided $20 billion of property tax relief.
‘Historic’ Surplus Offers Opportunity for Tax Cuts, No-Growth Budget
Taxpayer advocates say Texas lawmakers have a decision to make.
In Their Own Words: Texas GOP House Reps on $27B Surplus
With an unexpected $27 billion in surplus funds, Texas Scorecard asked all Republican members of the Texas House how they plan to allocate this taxpayer money.
Will Lawmakers Give the $27B Surplus Back to Texas Taxpayers?
Historically, the Legislature has provided minimal tax relief in surplus years.
Abbott’s Signals on What Could Be on a Special Session Agenda
While the governor has not given specifics as to what will be on the agenda, we can speculate based on his past comments.
87th Legislative Session: An Overview
The 140 days of the legislative session have concluded. What did—and did not—get accomplished?
House Gives Initial Approval to Spending Limits Bill
The bill would cap the growth of state spending to that of population plus inflation.
Highlights of House Budget Deliberations
Fairly orchestrated discussion on a budget providing for about $247 billion in spending.
Texas House Prepares to Debate State Budget
The House budget, as written, accounts for about $246.7 billion of spending for the next two years.
Senate Approves Budget, Moves to House
The bill will now move over to the House, where lawmakers are expected to hold debate on their version of the budget sometime in the coming weeks.