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State lawmakers will have more money to work with heading into the 86th State Legislature. This years tax revenue saw a jump of more than 10-percent. Just over $119-billion dollars was the total tax revenue generated by Texas in 2018. Comptroller Glen Hegar with the State’s...
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The next legislative session kicks off tomorrow at the Capitol and state lawmakers have public education funding top-of-mind. Austin State Rep. Donna Howard has her eye on extra revenue the comptroller revealed. Howard said that money should go towards funding public education...
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Cornyn said he has spoken with Governor Greg Abbott about school funding ahead of the new legislative session and expects him to produce some innovative ideas to solving the school funding dilemma, adding that he's growing more and more concerned about the skyrocketing tax bills...
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Texas doctors are hoping for big changes in the upcoming legislative session. Chief among those according to Texas Medical Association President Doug Curran is working with Gov. Abbott in getting funding for doctors to treat medicaid patients. Curran wants medicaid reform to...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) A Texas sheriff says he's aware of claims by activists that a weekend shooting that killed a 7-year-old black girl was racially motivated but adds that it remains unclear what prompted the shooting and investigators are considering all possibilities...
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(Credit: Shutterstock) The statewide gas price average in Texas is $1.93 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than this day last week and is 32 cents less per gallon compared to this day last year. Of...
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Texas does not have a state income tax, and a state lawmaker is proposing a constitutional amendment to keep it that way. The resolution by State Representative Jeff Leech would take income taxes off the table forever, and the bill has the endorsement of the Texas Association of...
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A criminal justice reform bill spearheaded by US Senator from Texas John Cornyn awaits the President's signature. Cornyn says this bill is based on how states like Texas reformed their criminal justice systems. The bill enjoyed wide bi-partisan support because liberals didn't...
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(Credit: Associated Press) After raising five kids and retiring at age 77 from her secretarial job, Janet Fein couldn't be blamed for finally relaxing, but that's not her. Fein, now 84, went to back to school. And this week she'll accomplish a long-held goal when she graduates...