Texas Governor Unveils Plan To Reduce Property Taxes

Abbott wants to slow the rate at which city and county governments can grow.

By Ryan PoppeJanuary 17, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Governor Greg Abbott plans to take another shot at reducing property tax rates after the state legislature rejected similar plans last session.

A bitter cold front blanketing much of Texas in snow and ice isn’t slowing down Abbott’s push to reduce local property taxes.  The governor announced at a Houston news conference his office’s plan to cut local property taxes.

“It doesn’t matter if it’s rain, snow, sleet or hail; Texas legislators are going to be responsive to this pressing demand that Texans have to lower their property taxes,” Abbott said.

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