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Texas Legislature 2023

Texas Republicans are fighting over how to split $12.3 billion in property tax breaks between homeowners and businesses

Gov. Greg Abbott and House Speaker Dade Phelan back a plan that spreads property tax relief among all landowners, while Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s proposal would give homeowners a bigger boost than businesses.

A number of homes an Austin's Mueller development have added solar panels, thanks to hefty local and federal incentives.

The pro-business House plan

A more populist Senate plan?

How do the plans treat Texas homeowners? 

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Economy Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott