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Wednesday, September 16 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Property Taxes and the 87th Legislature

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The chairs of the House Ways and Means and Senate Property Tax committees on keeping rates low — while funding critical services — in an economic downturn.

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This session is supported by Texas Realtors.

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Ross Ramsey

Executive Editor of The Texas Tribune
Ramsey is the executive editor and co-founder of the Tribune, where he writes regular columns on politics, government and public policy. Previously, he served as editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly and as a reporter for the Houston Chronicle and the Dallas Times Herald. Ramsey also... Read More →

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Dustin Burrows

State Representative
Burrows, R-Lubbock, has represented House District 83 since 2015. He serves as chair of the House Ways and Means Committee and sits on the Elections Committee. He served as chair of the House Republican Caucus in 2018. Burrows practices at the Burrows Law Firm in Lubbock, where he... Read More →
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Paul Bettencourt

State Senator
Bettencourt, R-Houston, has represented Senate District 7 since 2015. He serves as chair of the Senate Property Tax Committee and sits on the Education, Finance and Higher Education committees. He also serves as chair of the Senate Republican Caucus. Previously, Bettencourt served... Read More →

Wednesday September 16, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT