Press Releases
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Lawmakers begin groundwork for possible school finance overhaul
Dated: 09/29/2016 Categories: School Finance & Education , Property Tax
Files: TimesNewsRecord_LawmakersBeginGroundworkforSchoolFinanceOverhaul.pdf (618 KB)  
Analysis: A Game of Chicken Between Texas, Its Biggest School District
Dated: 09/26/2016 Categories: School Finance & Education , Property Tax
Files: TXTribune_HISDBallotMeasure_9_26_16.pdf (167 KB)  
Craymer: Cutting taxes by raising taxes?
Dated: 09/23/2016 Categories: Property Tax
Files: StatesmanOpEd_CraymerCuttingTaxesbyRaisingTaxes_9_23_16.pdf (577 KB)  
Energy prices will tax Texas budget
Dated: 09/16/2016 Categories: General
Files: Palestineherald_TexasBudgetImpactedbyOilDownturn_9_16_16.pdf (2 MB)  
Texas braces for budget cuts as economy, Medicaid, spending decisions collide
Dated: 09/01/2016 Categories: General
Files: DMN_TexasBracesBudgetCuts_9_1_16.pdf (2 MB)  
Municipal Utility Districts in Texas have sweeping power to sell bonds, levy taxes
Dated: 08/22/2016 Categories: Property Tax
Files: HoustonChronicle_PowerofMunicipalUtilityDistricts_8_21_16.pdf (387 KB)  
John Kennedy: Protesting your home appraisal is only the first step to lowering property taxes
Dated: 08/12/2016 Categories: Property Tax
Files: DMN_LoweringYourPropertyTaxes_8_12_16.pdf (77 KB)  
Want a lower property tax bill? Protesting your home’s appraisal is just the first step
Dated: 08/11/2016 Categories: Property Tax
Files: OpedTruthinTaxationAug2016.pdf (461 KB)  
For Immediate Release: Truth-in-Taxation: Taking the mystery out of homeowner property tax bills
Dated: 08/04/2016 Categories: Property Tax
Files: PR_TruthinTaxation_8_4_16.pdf (380 KB)  
Comptroller: Texas lags nation in job growth
Dated: 07/26/2016 Categories: General
Files: HoustonChronicle_ComptrollerTxLagsNationinJobGrowth_7_26_16.pdf (1 MB)