Recent News

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:56pm

With drought conditions easing somewhat, the Lampasas Central Appraisal District in January 2016 will begin checking the degree of land-use intensity for properties that have an agricultural appraisal. Chief Appraiser Melissa Gonzales said the upcoming action results from Gov. Greg Abbott’s decision not to list Lampasas County as a drought disaster area any more. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:57pm

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dennis Bonnen slammed a Senate proposal to give a school property tax break to homeowners Tuesday as he laid it out for his panel's consideration. Read More

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 9:10pm

Senate leaders are pitching two of their bills as a cure-all for higher property taxes, a one-two punch they hope will prevail over a House plan to cut sales taxes. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:09pm

A former district judge who left the bench while snared in balmy controversy has brought a breach of contract suit against Valero Energy, seeking to extract more than $6 million in damages from the oil giant. Read More

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 9:10pm

Sen. Paul Bettencourt’s bill to put small business property tax appeals under the arbitration umbrella will be on the Texas Senate’s intent calendar on Thursday. Read More