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Texas Legislature 2019

The property tax reform package is heading to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk

The bill aims to slow rising property tax revenues and make it easier for Texans to understand how their tax bills are determined. The House and Senate both approved it Saturday, and it is expected to soon be sent to Abbott for his signature.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick at the dais on the Senate floor on May 25, 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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