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    Letter on the Removal of Gov. Hogg Statue

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Back-to-School Tax Holiday - Shop Local!

Texans once again have the opportunity to save money when shopping for school supplies during the annual Back-to-School sales tax holiday, which will take place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 11-13. Texas shoppers will save an estimated $92 million in state and local sales taxes during the tax-free weekend.The law…
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Stop the imminent collapse of TRS-Care!

This year, TRS-Care was on a direct path to imminent collapse with a nearly $1 billion shortfall. In response, the Texas Legislature passed HB 3976 during the regular session that increased state and school district contributions to the plan, but also resulted in significant premium and deductible increases for teacher…
Nominations for the 2017-2018 Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) have opened for next year’s class (fall 2017/spring 2018 academic year). This scholarship supports students who choose to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard,…
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We must empower Texas tax payers!

This weekend, I passed the Property Tax Payer Empowerment Act in the Texas House to provide the strongest and most far-reaching reforms to the property tax system in decades. SB 669 will provide more and better information, in a simpler way, to taxpayers, while also giving us greater protection when…