Property tax

Texans carry heavy burdens in property and sales taxes compared to...

Texas ranks somewhere in the middle in an annual study of state tax burdens, but that’s thanks mainly to the lack of...
Week in Reviewvideo

Law firm accused of faking notary signatures, City of Waco refuses...

To all appearances, House Bill 1695’s easy trip through a Texas House committee was one of the less interesting things that happened at the...
Rio Grande City

More water treatment corruption charges filed against Valley political figures

A federal grand jury this week indicted four alleged key conspirators -- three of them city officials -- for years of bribery,...
Texas Workforce Commission

Workforce commission helps “gig” companies avoid unemployment taxes

The Texas Workforce Commission is being criticized for rules passed Tuesday that were allegedly written by lobbyists for one of the nation’s...
Tax Judgement

Lawsuit against collection firm raises questions on tax judgments

A law firm that for decades has represented governments across the state in collecting delinquent taxes is accused of improperly “robo-signing” hundreds...
Waco

Waco doesn’t want to tell which developer is getting a tax...

The City of Waco wants to shower as much as $5 million in tax incentives on a developer who has proposed building a $25...
Gas pump

For legislators, house-cleaning means trimming Sid Miller’s power

To all appearances, House Bill 1695’s easy trip through a Texas House committee was one of the less interesting things that happened at the...
video

VisitDallas CEO runs Triathlons during official trips, Former congressional aides sentenced...

Two residents of the Edinburg school district are seeking a temporary restraining order to stop the district from alleged illegal spending of public funds...
VisitDallas CEO

VisitDallas CEO spends lots of time on the road for his...

On several occasions since 2014, the CEO of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau has paired overseas and domestic trips on behalf of the...