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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: The Texas House is handcuffing property tax relief to education reforms

An amendment added to a Senate property tax bill ties it to school finance — a signal the Texas House doesn't want to leave the harder-to-pass education bill behind.

House Speaker Dennis Bonnen and State Rep. Dustin Burrows, R-Lubbock, meet with other state representatives on the house floor on April 11, 2019.

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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State government 86th Legislative Session Dan Patrick Dennis Bonnen Dustin Burrows Greg Abbott Property taxes School finance Texas House of Representatives