Thanks to the new budget deal, Dan Patrick is likely to get all the credit for tax cut breaks that are minimal at best creating a fiscal conservatism and fundamentally reckless way to run the state.
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How an obscure amendment to the state’s property tax code helps Texas corporations get out of paying property taxes and leaves counties—and citizens—stretched thin.
All eyes are aimed at the Senate this afternoon to see if legislators have what it takes to make some major changes to the shameful lending practices in this state.
Texas’ tax system is one of the most regressive in the country, meaning it falls especially hard on the poor.
Those who enjoy the natural benefits of Texas state parks (which is to say, most self-respecting Texans) had ample reason to pay close attention today as a House committee discussed a way to fund the chronically-underfunded Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.