Press Releases
 
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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)  
 
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)  
 
Texas' biggest tax incentive set to double by 2022
Dated: 02/08/2017 Categories: Property Tax , Economic Development
Files: HoustonChronicle_TexasIncentiveProgramSettoDouble_2_8_17.pdf (834 KB)  
 
TTARA releases report on Chapter 313: State’s ‘single most important economic development tool’
Dated: 01/23/2017 Categories: Property Tax , Economic Development
Files: PressReleaseChapter313Report_1_23_17.docx.pdf (419 KB)  
 
Legislators’ idea of incentive reform looking a lot like Abbott’s
Dated: 04/21/2015 Categories: Economic Development
Files: Statesman_LegislatorsLooktoReformIncentivePrograms_4_21_15.pdf (439 KB)  
 
Texas' business incentive programs need reforms, panel says
Dated: 01/07/2015 Categories: Economic Development
Files: HoustonChronicle_BusinessIncentivesNeedReforms_1_6_15..pdf (1 MB)  
 
TTARA Releases New Research Report: Evaluating Incentives: A Rational Approach
Dated: 11/05/2014 Categories: Economic Development
Files: TTARAPressReleaseEvaluatingIncentives_11_5_14.pdf (208 KB)  
 
Texas Speaker Straus: Reform state incentives for businesses
Dated: 10/24/2014 Categories: Economic Development
Files: StatesmanArticle_StrausonReformingStateIncentives.pdf (1 MB)  
 
In speech to TTARA, Speaker talks about economic incentives & takes a broader view of fiscal discipline
Dated: 10/23/2014 Categories: General , Economic Development
Files: QR_TTARAAnnualMeetingStrausArticle_10_23_14.pdf (80 KB)  
 
Lawmakers debate ‘sunset’ reviews of state tax breaks
Dated: 03/22/2013 Categories: Property Tax , Sales Tax , Franchise Tax , Fiscal Policy , Other Taxes , Economic Development
Files: statesmantaxexemptionstudyarticle_3_21_13.pdf (91 KB)