Small Business Saturday supports local businesses

We hear it constantly in candidate stump speeches: Small businesses are the backbone of the economy. In Texas, an incredible number of...

Steve Allison passes the buck to taxpayers

We won’t be fooled by more politics as usual. Taxpayers across Texas are paying more in taxes and getting less. Steve Allison won’t change it.

Texas Is Running Out of Money to Pay Unemployment Benefits. People Will Still Get...

Texas is running out of money to pay the growing number of people lining up for unemployment relief, economic experts say.

When it Comes to Our Taxes, the Buck Doesn't Stop with Buckley

Buckley is just another say one thing, do another politician.

House committee passes Senate property tax bill — after altering it to look more...

State Reps. Ryan Guillen, D-Rio Grande City, and Dustin Burrows, R-Lubbock, listen to testimony at the House Ways and Means hearing last month. Miguel Gutierrez...

Pandemic, Down Economy Don’t Stop Texas Cities, ISDs From Asking Voters to Hike Taxes

Despite the ongoing pandemic and its corresponding economic hardships, at least five Texas school districts and the city of Austin will have...

Tony Tinderholt is raising your taxes

While the Texas Legislature continues to slash school funding, homeowners in Tony Tinderholt's district are paying more in property taxes to make up for the shortfall.

Ethical Black Friday is Possible: A Shopping Guide

Ethical Black Friday, is it possible? The holiday season is upon us, and that means buying presents for all the family and...

Senate Property Tax Reform Bill Passes Out of Committee

(Pictured: Paul Bettencourt) In the State of the State Address, Governor Abbott listed property tax reform as one of his six emergency items for the...

Texas Suffers Steepest Decline in Sales Tax Revenue in a Decade

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reported state sales tax revenues for the month of April totaled $2.58 billion, which is 9.3% less...

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