Skip to main content
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.

 More in this series 

Texans need truth. Help us report it.

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Politics State government 86th Legislative Session Dustin Burrows Paul Bettencourt Property taxes