Here’s How Two Texas Constitutional Amendments Could Lower Some Property Taxes

April 27, 2022

By María Méndez, The Texas Tribune, April 27, 2022 “Here’s how two Texas constitutional amendments could lower some property taxes” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them…

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Nonprofit Backing Vallejo In Congressional Run-off Accused of Campaign Finance Violations

April 27, 2022

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune, April 26, 2022 As Democratic voters prepare to pick their party’s nominee for one of the nation’s most closely watched congressional races, a Rio Grande Valley nonprofit is being accused of violating federal campaign…

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As Texas home values skyrocket, state officials wrestle with how to slow property tax increases

April 24, 2022

By Joshua Fechter, The Texas TribuneApril 22, 2022 “As Texas home values skyrocket, state officials wrestle with how to slow property tax increases” was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and…

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Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday

April 20, 2022

Natural disasters will continue to happen. Prepare yourself during the 2022 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday for emergencies that can cause physical damage like hurricanes, flash floods and wildfires. You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the sales…

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Ted Cruz And Greg Abbott Split In Texas House Runoff Endorsements

April 19, 2022

by Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are finding themselves increasingly at odds as they try to shape the next Republican majority in the Texas House, splitting their endorsements in a host of primary runoffs in which candidates appear…

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Delays, Closures, Chaos Mount At Texas Border

April 15, 2022

BY MITCHELL FERMAN, URIEL J. GARCÍA AND IVAN PIERRE AGUIRRE for The Texas Tribune EL PASO — Joel Estebane’s commercial truck had already been inspected by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after crossing the bridge that connects Ciudad Juárez and El Paso…

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Truckers Block Bridges And Flow of Goods To Protest Abbott Order

April 12, 2022

Commercial traffic at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge stopped Monday and a similar protest affected traffic into and out of El Paso. The blockades could impact the flow of produce to restaurants and grocery stores. BY MITCHELL FERMAN, JAMES BARRAGÁN AND URIEL J. GARCÍA, Texas…

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Greg Abbott’s order causing delays, supply chain issues

April 9, 2022

Trucks delivering products from Mexico are facing hours long waits at ports of entry. BY JAMES BARRAGÁN APRIL 8, 2022 Commercial vehicles trying to enter the United States to deliver products from Mexico have been backed up for hours at Texas ports…

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