Tag Archives: property taxes

Local Government Threatens Texas Prosperity

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Ross Kecseg

Ross Kecseg

“Local Government Threaten Texas Prosperity:
Property Taxes, Debt, Forced Annexation.
Learn what citizens can do about it!”

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Property taxes trigger ‘growing social crisis in Texas’

From Watchdog.org, By , August 4, 2016

Watchdog.org photo UNMOVED: While local politicians tout “no increase” in property tax rates, Texas property taxes have more than doubled over the past 13 years, rising 63 percent faster than population and inflation combined, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.

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UNMOVED: While local politicians tout “no increase” in property tax rates, Texas property taxes have more than doubled over the past 13 years, rising 63 percent faster than population and inflation combined, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation.

 

A Texas lawmaker is calling local politicians to account for their persistent assertions that steady tax rates mean flat property tax bills.

“That’s simply not true,” said state Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston.

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How to fix property taxes: Get rid of them

From TribTalk.org, By , Nov. 17, 2014

Photo by Callie Richmond

Photo by Callie Richmond

With the 84th Texas Legislature convening in less than two months, it’s time for lawmakers to consider a proposal that would benefit all Texans: the elimination of local property taxes.

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No Tax Increase in Election Year

County Judge Mark Riley

County Judge Mark Riley

By Rick Perry – Riley’s claim to be so knowledgeable about Transportation issues is a crock, he sits on the NCTCOG transportation group and is their lackey in Parker County to push Agenda 21 policies…that’s why he pushes Light Rail in Parker County.

He allowed the engineering firm that built the loop to tell him where it needed to be built…instead of building it on the I-20 side of town first where the traffic is…they built from 51 to the Mineral Wells Highway…hey guys…the traffic is on I-20 and that side of town.

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Do you know how WISD is spending YOUR money?

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When it comes to paying property taxes:

  1. Who looks out for your interest?
  2. What percent of your property taxes go to your school district?
  3. What percent of the students in your school district are children of parents who pay property taxes?
  4. Are you satisfied with the manner in which we support our school districts financially?
  5. Do you think there is a more equitable way to support our schools?
  6. Should only property tax payers be allowed to vote on issues having to do solely with the spending of property taxes?

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