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Texas lawmakers debate need for state incentives programs

Texas lawmakers debate need for state incentives programs

Texas lawmakers debate need for state incentives programs By: Bob Sechler (Austin-American Statesman) The merits of taxpayer-funded business incentives — described alternatively as either crucial tools for economic development or wasteful …

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Bexar County Superintendents Hopeful About House Bill 3’s Potential School Finance Fix

Bexar County Superintendents Hopeful About House Bill 3’s Potential School Finance Fix

Bexar County Superintendents Hopeful About House Bill 3’s Potential School Finance Fix By: Emily Donaldson (Rivard Report) Bexar County school leaders are using a word they haven’t used in a …

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Bringing the Capitol to San Antonio

Bringing the Capitol to San Antonio

Bringing the Capitol to San Antonio By: Rep Trey Martinez Fischer On Tuesday, the Texas House Committee on Public Education voted out House Bill 3, the largest overhaul of our …

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OP-ED: Beware legislators bearing property tax relief — they’re why you need it

OP-ED: Beware legislators bearing property tax relief — they’re why you need it

Beware legislators bearing property tax relief — they’re why you need it BY REP TREY MARTINEZ FISCHER In the 2017 session,the Texas Legislature saw over 10,000 bills filed. A small …

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Gov. Abbott takes aim at paid sick leave rules in San Antonio, Austin

Gov. Abbott takes aim at paid sick leave rules in San Antonio, Austin

Gov. Abbott takes aim at paid sick leave rules in San Antonio, Austin BY ALLIE MORRIS, AUSTIN BUREAU AUSTIN — A bill backed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott would likely …

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After state leaders’ unified rollout, 2.5 percent rollback rate on property tax bill looks unlikely to stick

After state leaders’ unified rollout, 2.5 percent rollback rate on property tax bill looks unlikely to stick

After state leaders’ unified rollout, 2.5 percent rollback rate on property tax bill looks unlikely to stick BY CASSANDRA POLLOCK AND EMMA PLATOFF Three weeks ago, Gov. Greg Abbott convened state leaders to announce an achievement …

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