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Texas job engine shuts down without economic development incentives
Dated: 04/13/2017 Categories: Economic Development
Files: StarTelegram_TexasandEconomicIncentives_4_13_17.pdf (1 MB)  
 
Commentary: Complacency is economic kiss of death
Dated: 04/03/2017 Categories: Economic Development
Files: StatesmanCommentary_ EconomicKissofDeath_4_3_17.pdf (742 KB)  
 
It's March in an odd-numbered year, so Texas lawmakers must be arguing rainy-day dollars
Dated: 03/28/2017 Categories: Fiscal Policy
Files: DMN_TexasLegandtheRainyDayFund_3_28_17.pdf (2 MB)  
 
Lawmakers continue to debate if it is raining in Texas
Dated: 03/20/2017 Categories: Fiscal Policy
Files: SanAntonioExpressNewsLawmakersDebateUsingESF_3_20_17.pdf (1 MB)  
 
Dallas mayor, first responders speak against property tax bill at heated hearing
Dated: 03/16/2017 Categories: Property Tax
Files: DMN_DallasLocalOfficialsSpeakAgainstPropertyTaxReform_3_15_17.pdf (2 MB)  
 
Study: Texas' biggest tax break program is mostly a waste of money
Dated: 03/15/2017 Categories: Property Tax , Economic Development
Files: HoustonChronicle_BiggestTaxBreakProgram_3_14_17.pdf (1 MB)  
 
TTARA report explores: Why was the ‘Rainy Day Fund’ created?
Dated: 03/06/2017 Categories: Fiscal Policy
Files: PR_RainyDayFundReport_3_6_17.pdf (415 KB)  
 
As legislative session heats up, rift deepens between Straus, Patrick
Dated: 02/19/2017 Categories: General
Files: Statesman_RiftBetweenStrausandPatrick_2_19_17.pdf (1 MB)  
 
Texas giveth, Texas taketh away: State enterprise fund making companies work for it
Dated: 02/14/2017 Categories: Economic Development
Files: DMN_TexasSharpensClawbacksonIncentives_2_14_17.pdf (3 MB)  
 
New TTARA report takes the mystery out of the Texas property tax system
Dated: 02/14/2017 Categories: Property Tax
Files: PR_TTARAPropertyTaxReport_2_14_17.pdf (425 KB)