Join your fellow Texas freedom fighters in Dallas next month for the Defending the American Dream Summit. We have limited bus space departing from locations throughout the state – ride along with us! The Defe ...
Texas Senator Paul Bettencourt is asking for an interim study on the City of Houston practices which mislead the public on taxation. In a strongly-worded press release, Bettencourt has asked Lt Gov. Dan Patrick to issue an interim charge calling for a study concerning the City of Houston’s use of deceptive ballot language and continual […]
Texas taxpayers will be asked to consider more local government debt as they go to the polls on November 3. A total of 46 entities are asking taxpayers to approve $8.7 billion in new government debt. Most bond initiatives will require property tax increases. When you see “Bond initiative” think “property tax increase.” The largest bond […]
AFP Participates in School Finance Lawsuit in Texas: Not More Money for Education, but More Education for our Money Starting September 1, the Texas Supreme Court is hearing a case that could impact the over 5 million students in Texas K-12 schools, as well as the more than 650,000 employees. And AFP is weighing in. […]
The new tax map – out this week – looks at property taxes across the U.S. Specifically, at the effective tax rates on owner-occupied housing. This is the average amount of residential property tax actually paid, expressed as a percentage of home value. The Tax Foundation reveals that some states with high property taxes, like […]
Written by Peggy Venable Originally posted by the Washington Times July 31, 2015 The public learned recently that US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan is sending his children to an elite private school in the fall. Considering that President Obama has opposed school choice in the nation’s capital and sends his own children to private […]