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Texas Legislature 2019

Change in tax bill would let many cities and counties raise property tax levies by more than 3.5%

The revision was made in the House. But the high-priority property tax bill is expected to head to a conference committee, where negotiations could change or remove the provision.

The floor of the house 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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Politics State government 86th Legislative Session Dustin Burrows Paul Bettencourt Property taxes