Arlington: Texas Legislators Offer Ideas About Projected Budget Shortfall

As a part of the North Texas Commission’s Legislative Summit, State Senator Kelly Hancock and State Representative Ramon Romero participated in an informative panel discussion. Dale Craymer of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association moderated the engaging discussion, and closing the gap on the projected $4.6 billion revenue shortfall for this biennium was the primary…

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Commentary: Tesla deal generates tax dollars for Texas

Limited and temporary property tax discounts, known as Chapter 313 agreements, allow Texas communities to attract major industrial projects, keep Texas competitive and grow jobs — and they do not cost taxpayers a dime. Regular critics of these discounts frequently mischaracterize the program by claiming companies receive taxpayer dollars to locate in Texas, which is…

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