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Analysis: Property tax relief in Texas, perhaps — but not right away

A new state law limits the ability of local governments to raise property taxes without voter approval — but not yet. And some are rushing to get one last big increase.

From left: Sen. Paul Bettencourt, R-Houston; Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick; Gov. Greg Abbott; House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton; and Rep. Dustin Burrows, R-Lubbock, speak at a Jan 31, 2019, news conference addressing property tax reform.

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