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Session is Half-Over and Still No Property Tax Relief…Yet

Parker County Blog

By Vance Ginn, Ph.D.|March 14, 2019

Monday, March 18 marks the halfway point of the 86th Texas Legislature—a session that began with unprecedented accord among leadership and high hopes for some relief from the skyrocketing property tax burden that drives too many Texans from their homes and businesses each year.

But midway through, there’s little sign of assured tax reform, and none at all of permanent tax relief.

The Legislature still has time to achieve both of these goals—if it will stand up to the lobbyists of the local governments (paid for with taxpayer funds) who want to preserve their ability to raise their revenues with little accountability.

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Trump Exposes Democrat Party for What They Really Are

Donald Trump gave a sharp statement, accusing the Democrat Party of being anti-Semitic to the core. The Washington Examiner reports: President Trump accused Democrats of being the “anti-Jewish party” after the House passed a broad resolution that failed to specifically name Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for alleged anti-Semitic comments and that didn’t solely condemn anti-Semitism. “The …

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Mike Pence Speaks Out On Religious Freedom

Mike Pence’s wife has received criticism for working at a Christian school, and the Vice-President is taking the opportunity to stand up for people of faith in America. Fox News reports: Vice President Mike Pence defended his wife Karen’s new job at a private Christian elementary school Thursday, calling for an end to the attacks on Christian education. Pence …

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