Property tax burden Is crushing the Texas dream

Governor Greg Abbott wrote an op-ed featured in the Houston Chronicle that expressed his commitment to reining in skyrocketing property taxes. This issue is a top priority of the Governor's special session call.

Everything is bigger in Texas - including, unfortunately, your property tax rate. In fact, Texas has one of the highest effective real estate tax rates in the nation. Only Illinois and New Jersey beat us. Let that sink in. Illinois. And New Jersey. That's unacceptable.

Texas is still the envy of the nation. With our strong economy, overall lower costs of living and high quality of life, Texas remains the best place to raise a family, build a business and create greater opportunity for all.

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