House Speaker Dennis Bonnen altered his party’s near-term agenda in service of the GOP’s long-term political project: Power. Will it work?
State Comptroller Glenn Hegar released his revenue estimate for the 2020-2021 biennium. The upshot is: There’s money to spend, if the Legislature is willing.
Democrats will have a little more leverage in Dan Patrick’s far-right Senate on issues like property taxes and public school funding.
If his campaign is to gain momentum in the roughly three months before Election Day, Collier needs to smoke Patrick out of the hole he’s hiding in — and fast.
A cap on property taxes joins a growing list of special session measures opposed by Texas law enforcement.
The lieutenant governor said Wednesday he is prepared to force a special session if those two bills aren’t passed.
State lawmakers blame local officials for property taxes, while passing futile bills to make it seem like they’re doing something.
About 85 percent of the projects that received tax breaks through the Chapter 313 program didn’t need the incentive, according to a new study.