December 3, 2014
Tax cut fever has infected the Texas Capitol and the 84th Legislature is still more than a month away. We’ll enter this legislative session with billions in “extra” revenue and expectations for much m...
November 12, 2014
Last Thursday, I got pretty sick. No, I don’t think it was a physical reaction to Tuesday’selections, even though I’m just about the only person I voted for that won. It was food poisoning.
June 10, 2014
Everybody hates property taxes.
Can I get a witness? Can I get an “Amen”?
I thought so.
We’re all frustrated. We can’t control our property values but we have to pay the tax bills that are ba...
June 10, 2014
Texas can and should create a fairer system of taxation between commercial and residential property taxpayers. But to create truly needed tax relief for homeowners, we must embrace and expand the hom...
June 9, 2014
By: Marty Toohey - American-Statesman Staff
Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014Austin state Sen. Kirk Watson will unveil a series of proposals this week aimed at reforming the sta...
April 23, 2013
Before we get started, let's take a second to remember the victims of last week's events in West and in Boston, and to pray for all of those affected by those terrible events.
It was a difficult, sad...
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