Surging property taxes are a direct result of the state’s school finance system, not cities and counties. Local property taxpayers are picking up billions more for public schools while the state spends billions less. And it’s by design.
Remembering those we lost in 2018
Read his final Staff Report and fond farewell
A variety of events are scheduled for TAC members to get involved during the 86th Legislative Session
Officials offer insights on how to connect with the public
Strategic Alliances Expand Library Services, Engage Community
The Legislative Services Division
Terry's final Staff Report and a fond farewell
County government officials are as diverse as the Texans who elect them, coming from every background imaginable. In this issue we talk with Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne
We’ve experienced an economic downturn, the start of the fracking boom and roller coaster oil prices. Yet, the state keeps growing.
The original Newton County courthouse had a faux clock in the tower. In 1929, a real four-faced clock was installed by local benefactors in honor of Dr. J.S. Peavy and wife, Maryann Fuller.
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