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 ...
The Texas Comptroller’s office has failed to put a number on the cost of SB 182, a taxpayer-protection bill. Why? Because they can’t determine how much more local taxing entities are raising taxes above what voters – if asked – would approve. Sen. Paul Bettencourt knows property taxes. He is former Harris County Tax Assessor […]
Texans have overwhelmingly shown support for parents directing their children’s education. Today in Texas, parents with financial means have choices. They move to a school district they favor, or they homeschool, or in addition to their school property taxes they pay private school tuition. Schools should not dictate where we live. And the parents who […]
Owning a home is realization of the American Dream. But that dream quickly turns into a nightmare as homeowners are being taxed out of their homes, due in large part to rising appraisals. Some individuals have paid off their mortgages, only to find that their property taxes are several times over what their mortgage payments […]
AFP-TX commends Senate leadership for providing much-needed tax relief. Proposals outlined in a press conference this morning are a good first step. Both business and property owners want and deserve tax relief. We at AFP-Texas are committed to eliminating the franchise tax. Under the proposed plan, even exempt businesses will be required to spend precious […]
Gov. Greg Abbott’s remarks on school choice deserve highlighting. In his first State of the State address on Feb 17, 2015, Gov. Abbott eloquently stated why parents should select their children’s schools. We at Americans for Prosperity-Texas agree with Gov. Abbott that the ultimate in local control rests with the parents. Here is that excerpt […]