Texans for Fiscal Responsibility unveiled the three-step plan this week.
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The May ballot includes two propositions that, if passed, would lower property tax rates for some Texans.
Texans for Fiscal Responsibility says the funds should be used to lower property taxes for all Texans.
Texans’ property taxes have skyrocketed over the past twenty years.
Parents and primaries spur renewed support from Texas policymakers and politicians.
Last week, Abbott triumphantly unveiled a parental bill of rights intended to codify common-sense ideas about a parent’s role, but policy experts are unconvinced Abbott will follow through.
Texas Public Policy Foundation’s plan starts with limiting spending.
The plan now under consideration in the Texas House does not lower property taxes immediately or provide for long term reductions.
“Local governments will take every opportunity they can to expand their powers, and the Legislature needs to make it clear that when that happens, they are willing to act.”
Republicans have controlled the state Legislature and held every statewide office for nearly two decades. Yet despite campaign promises to the contrary, property tax burdens have increased by 181 percent in that time.