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Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:30pm

The Belton City Council unanimously approved a five-year tax abatement and development agreement with manufactured home company TRUmh at its Tuesday night meeting, attended by 13 people, the majority of whom were city employees. The agreements will incentivize the company to invest $6.3 million into expanding its manufacturing facility on Sparta Road. Read More

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:32pm

A Democratic state senator wants to do away with rich companies getting unfair tax breaks. Read More

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:43pm

After 2-1/2 years as chief appraiser of the Wilson County Appraisal District, Brian Stahl is resigning. Stahl read his resignation letter during the Feb. 25 meeting of the district’s board of directors. . . .
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:43pm

Texas’s Williamson County hired hundreds of workers and ran up debt as it became home to two of the 10 fastest-growing U.S. cities. Now, state tax cuts threaten to crimp the revenue it needs to pay for the expansion.  Read More

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 9:35pm

An effort to rein in local property taxes was delayed Monday as city and county officials pressed lawmakers to kill the measure, saying it would keep them from meeting local needs. Read More