In addition to an overall lack of productivity, the 84th Legislature’s tax cuts and budget ploys make future sessions look grim for Texas lawmakers.
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Dan Patrick, in an attempt to find money for his tax cuts, proposed to weaken the “spending cap” just last week. Now, he’s out to strengthen it. Huh?
Dan Patrick and the Senate Committee on Finance don’t just want to cut taxes—they want to do away with them. But slowly, budget realities are setting in.
As the size of proposed tax cuts keep growing and hurtling toward seemingly inevitable adoption, Senate Democrats are divided.
Texas Public Policy Foundation deep thinker John Davidson proposes tax cuts for businesses to help West, Texas recover from the April fertilizer explosion.
After a heck of a battle, the session’s biggest education bill, HB 5, has finally passed in the Senate.
In a major political maneuver, Governor Perry unveiled his proposal for a $1.6 billion business tax cut at a news conference at the Austin Chamber of Commerce yesterday.