Spending Limits


Texas Two Step in Dallas: Property Tax Relief but Excessive Spending by State and Localities

This commentary was originally published at The Center Square here. It is being republished with permission from the author. If you live in Texas, then your property taxes are skyrocketing. This has made housing less affordable, especially for the neediest among…

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Taxpayer Champion Seeks to Impose a Spending Limit on Local Governments

On Monday, Texans for Fiscal Responsibility Taxpayer Champion State Rep. Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) filed legislation seeking to impose a spending limit for city- and county-level local governments based on the rate of increase for both population and inflation. In…