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Texas Legislature 2023

Economic incentives clear Senate committee as negotiations continue

Lawmakers are trying hard to come up with an agreement on how to replace an embattled 20-year tax abatement program for big companies that expired in December.

A working pump jack sits near wind turbines on the Cline Shale near Maryneal, south of Sweetwater, on April 16, 2013.

Senate proposal … so far 

Common ground

Key sticking points  


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