Podcast - Taxpayer Talks

Episode 12: Texas House Budget “Debate” Incoming, Taxpayers Beware

March 29, 2023
TFR Staff
88th Legislative Session, Budget Surplus, Property Tax, Spending, State Budget

Episode Description

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Show Notes/References

  • TFR Legislative Priorities
  • House Bill 1: General Appropriations Act (Proposed State Budget for FY2024-25)
  • House Leadership’s Prioritized Property Tax β€œRelief” Proposals:
  • House Bill 2: Texas Property Tax Relief Act
    • Compilation of Opposition to Appraisal Cap Provision in House Bill 2

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