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Texas’ Legislative Leaders Say They Have A Deal On School Finance And Property Tax Reform

By Cassandra Pollock and Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune Texas’ top three political leaders declared Thursday that the Legislature had reached agreements on its three main 2019 priorities: A two-year state budget, a comprehensive reform of school finance and legislation designed … Continue reading

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Texas’ Legislative Leaders Push Sales Tax Increase To Lower Property Taxes

Ben Philpott, KUT The Republican leadership in the Texas Legislature announced an agreement Wednesday to swap a sales tax increase with property tax cuts. Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen said in a press … Continue reading

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The Cost of Living in a Dirt Home

A new classification system for adobe structures has caused a big jump in property taxes for some Presidio County homeowners. Adobe is one of the most humble building materials around: it’s essentially mud, water and straw, shaped into brick, and … Continue reading

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