How would the proposed Texas budgets fund public education? Here’s what we know.
In their preliminary state budgets released Wednesday, the Texas Senate and House earmarked $72.5 billion for the Texas Education Agency, which oversees K-12 schools, and $15 billion in school property tax relief.Read More
Awash in money, Texas House, Senate align their budgets, try to avoid ‘spendthrift’ label
said Dale Craymer, president of Texas Taxpayers and Research Association, a tax-research organization mostly supported by businesses.Read More
THE ‘TEXAS MIRACLE’ OVER?
The way that some in economic development spheres look at it, working to lure companies to come to Central Texas is a lot like handiwork. You strap on your tool belt or grab your toolbox and use whatever you need that’s in it to complete the job.Read More
TTARA research release: The (Partial) Myth of Texas as a Low Tax State
For Immediate Release Contact: Kirsten Voinis January 18, 2023 …Read More
Groups call on Texas legislature to enact zero growth budget, issue tax cuts
Fiscally conservative groups have called on the state legislature to enact a zero growth budget and issue tax cuts to help Texans suffering from inflation after the state comptroller announced the state was expecting a record $188 billion in revenue estimated for 2024-25 biennium and $32.7 billion surplus. Both are a first in state history.Read More