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Texas Legislature 2019

Here's what we know about the Legislature's final property tax reform bill

The final version of the bill is expected to require cities, counties and emergency service districts to hold an election before raising 3.5% more property tax revenue than the previous year. Community colleges and hospital districts would need to do so at 8%.

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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Higher education Politics State government 86th Legislative Session Dustin Burrows Greg Abbott Paul Bettencourt Property taxes