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Texas senators include more property tax cuts for businesses in new pitch to break impasse with House

The Senate’s latest proposal is an apparent effort to appease Gov. Greg Abbott and the lower chamber. The state’s top Republicans have been at odds for months over how to use the state’s historic budget surplus to cut property taxes.

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Economy Politics State government Dade Phelan Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Property taxes Texas House of Representatives Texas Senate