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Texans Vote on Bond Debt in Local Elections

Local elections were held last weekend all across the state. There were several important items on the ballot, including several sizable bonds, with almost 250 bond propositions totaling $15.5 billion statewide, as reported by the Texas Policy Research Foundation.   Here’s…

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The May 4th Local Elections Are Upon Us

Another election is upon us here in the Lone Star State. This Saturday, May 4th, elections for local officials, bonds, and propositions will be held for communities across Texas. Local elections play a crucial role in day-to-day lives of Texas…

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Texas Bond Propositions: The Rising Tide of Property Tax Burdens and Voter Paradox

One of the perhaps most underreported outcomes of last week’s election is the overwhelming success of local bond propositions, especially those that will further increase the already rapidly growing property tax burden on Texas taxpayers. Collectively, Texas voters considered nearly…

Commentary

The Biggest Loser in the Wake of 2022 Midterms in Texas: Fiscal Sanity

Much to the chagrin of fiscal conservatives, perhaps the most significant thing to come out of the 2022 midterm elections was the overwhelming success of many bond propositions and tax rate increases on the ballot. In a country where we…