A proposed 6-cent Port of Harlingen tax on real and personal property would have an impact on slightly more than 50,000 accounts in Cameron and Willacy counties combined, public records show. Read More

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A neighborhood in the Queen City is afraid that the growing Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus could push them right out of their homes. Read More

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When Google Inc. buys a building in Mountain View, or KB Home picks up a new development site in Fremont, you won't find the price they paid printed on the recorded documents. The same is true for just about any sizable real estate deal these days. Read More

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For the second time in a dozen years, voters shot down the Fort Smith Public Library’s request for a millage increase. Read More

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Farmers win victory

23 Dec 2014
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A federal judge has rejected the claims of a group of Buffalo Point cottage owners who launched a lawsuit at the First Nation over tax bills earlier this year. www.winnipegsun.com/2014/12/21/buffalo-point-wins-court-battle-on-taxation 

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A new chief appraiser has been hired to head the Galveston Central Appraisal District. Read More

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Bexar County Tax Assessor-Collector Albert Uresti said late Tuesday that the largest delinquent taxpayer in the county has paid off $1.4 million in back-due taxes. Read More

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You see them all the time as you're driving down the highway... endless rows of wind turbines. Now, high profile investors are gaining more and more interest in Panhandle wind farms. JP Morgan recently announced that it made a majority investment in a wind farm just east of Amarillo. Read More

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Defense attorneys have rested their case in the punishment phase of the trial of a former North Texas public official convicted of capital murder in a revenge plot against prosecutors. Read More

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If Gov. Peter Shumlin is looking for a theme for his State-of-the-State address next month, Vermont voters already have picked the topic for him — property taxes. Read More

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Denton County Judge Mary Horn is gearing up for a familiar battle in the 84th Texas Legislature. Read More

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 6:57pm

Gen. Paul Selva, the U.S. Transportation Command commander, is set to introduce the military’s new Transport Isolation System, a module-based system designed to move people with highly contagious diseases and protect caregivers from infection. Read More

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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:20pm

Texas farmers and ranchers can be granted property tax relief on their land. They may apply to the Gaines County Appraisal District for agricultural productivity appraisal and for a lower appraisal of their land based on how much they produce, versus what their land would sell for in the open market. Read More

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:19pm

District Attorney Bruce Curry is the latest lawyer to take a professional interest in an almost $90,000 cash shortfall in the Gillespie County tax office, according to a recent outside audit. Read More

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:18pm

Two weeks deep into 2015 and more than 5,000 Ft. Bend County homeowners still don't know how much to pay in property tax for last year. Read More

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 9:54pm

Comptroller’s estimate shows an extra $18 billion available, despite caution caused by oil price drop

Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/opinion/editorials/article6339261.html#storylink=cpy

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