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Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 10:40pm

Rep. Rene Oliveira, D-Brownsville, filed legislation this week in Austin to help prevent underwater delinquent taxpayers from digging deeper holes by falling victim to predatory property tax lending. Read More

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 10:41pm

Barring something unforeseen, property and small business owners in Texas should expect lower tax bills next year. Read More

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 10:42pm

As state lawmakers clamber aboard the tax-cut bandwagon, one Republican is raining on the parade that has been so enthusiastically arranged by his party's leaders.  Read More

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 11:21pm

New polls from the University of Texas and our partners at the Texas Tribune find that the majority of Texans don’t like how much they’re paying in property taxes and don’t support the open carrying of guns in public. Read More

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 9:17pm

In a state where no taxes are beloved, property taxes are the least beloved of all, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll. Business taxes, while also unpopular, don’t elicit strong reactions from 39 percent of voters. Read More