Property tax reform should redirect public action to the right target

One of the most concise and correct sentences to … [Read more...]

Abbott signs HB3 with good tax reform, too much spending

Tuesday, on stage at a Pflugerville elementary … [Read more...]

How was the 86th Texas legislative session for taxpayers?

The 86th regular session of the Texas Legislature … [Read more...]

Brass knuckles and Texas property tax reform

Rep. Joe Moody, D-El Paso, said his bill was … [Read more...]

Can House mandarins get back to simple tax reform & school finance before time runs out?

“Facing diminished support among GOP lawmakers, a … [Read more...]

Unforced errors of over complication have hurt tax reform and school finance

As I said before: Falling in love with a good idea … [Read more...]

Texas’ Big 3 riding too far out front on tax swap idea

No matter what you believe are the merits of the … [Read more...]

Your pressure needed to fix property tax reform in conference

The Texas House passed out a version of property … [Read more...]

Texas House can pass lesser bills but slow on property tax reform

The Texas House has once again delayed the debate … [Read more...]

Texas legislators need to hear from you now on property tax reform

Happy Easter to you all: Our Lord is risen … [Read more...]

All hope with meaningful property tax reform may rest with Governor Abbott

“According to sources inside the Texas Capitol, … [Read more...]

Lubbock’s Mayor Pope says we can’t have property tax reform because he needs to spend more to pay for the debt he created

How would you feel about youths being cheered by … [Read more...]

HB 3 screws Texas taxpayers; renders HB 2 near worthless

The Texas House passed its bloated school finance … [Read more...]

Who does your legislator represent? HB 2 is a good test.

In Austin this week, I asked state Rep. John … [Read more...]

HB 2 passes out of committee; reporter dishonest over its function

Is there any part of the standard press corps that … [Read more...]

New version of property tax reform? Reps need to hear from you now.

The House began debate on its version of the … [Read more...]

There will be no “fix once and for all” for Texas public school finance

It’s time to once again claim my listener-given … [Read more...]

Voters must contact lawmakers NOW in support of HB2 & SB2 or lose out to local gov’t pressure

Severe March winds have struck and KFYO reported … [Read more...]

Mayors call it a “burden” on you to give you a say in big property tax increases

A collection of fake conservative mayors have … [Read more...]

On the surface, not much reform obvious in HB3; the school finance reform bill

House public education committee chairman Dan … [Read more...]

Expect grandiose claims on fixing Texas public school finance

Today is the day chairman of the Texas House … [Read more...]

Poll: Overwhelming support of 2.5% trigger for local tax increase ratification elections; expect onslaught of negative claims to change opinion

Texans, get ready for an onslaught of … [Read more...]

Why you need to push legislators to pass HB2 and SB2 now

When appraised value goes up and local officials … [Read more...]

Rule of 72 and why any election-trigger property tax cap above 3% is a failure

Helpful to taxpayers as we discuss property tax … [Read more...]

Property tax reform: Reducing amount of tax increases is not funding cut

About proposed property tax reform, listener David … [Read more...]

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