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Texas Legislature 2019

As Texas House tackles property taxes, here's what to know and how to watch

The lower chamber was expected to debate House Bill 2, legislation that aims to slow rising property taxes in Texas.

Texas State Capitol, June 12, 2017. State Capitol in the late afternoon on June 12, 2017.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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HB 2 is about tax reform — not tax relief.

The Senate’s companion has key differences but has been languishing.

Property tax relief could still be coming.

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