Recent News

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:23pm

The House and Senate negotiations over a tax cut deal have narrowed to a single sticking point: when a proposed property tax cut should go into effect. Read More

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 9:20pm

Hidalgo County’s chief appraiser went before the county commission this morning. Read More

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 8:55pm

 The House’s chief tax policy writer says he gladly would end an impasse with the Senate by dropping the chambers’ rival plans for sales and property tax cuts in favor of one big business-tax reduction. Read More

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