Gov. Perry Urges Tax Cuts for Schools As Special Session Enters Third Day

Albanese, Elizabeth
April 2006
Bond Buyer;4/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32363, p3
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The article reports on the recommendation of Governor Rick Perry for lawmakers to cut off school district property tax rates in Texas. School district property tax rates should be reduced by as much as 60 cents per 100 dollars of valuation due to the unforeseen state revenue surplus of 8.2 billion dollars. He urged the lawmakers to undertake school finance issues.


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