school finance reform
July 11th, 2019
In the recent legislative session, state lawmakers approved two new bills that will lower school property taxes and limit the rise of other property taxes in Texas, at least until the next legislative session.
March 7th, 2019
The Senate is proposing $5,000 raises for each teacher and librarian. The House is calling for raising minimum salaries and increasing benefits.
February 19th, 2018
There is much heated debate right now over skyrocketing property taxes in Texas and who is to blame. Who's the real culprit? Who's been fighting to cut your property taxes in Montgomery County?
March 12th, 2019
Some supporters of gifted and talented programs worry that the proposal will ultimately shortchange the state’s brightest children.
March 5th, 2018
One of the main concerns for residents of Montgomery County is the increasing property tax burden. The county and state government finance systems are so complex that it is easy for misconceptions to arise about how the...
July 10th, 2011
RPT - In the month of June, the primary focus of the RPT's efforts was on the special session.