Texas Lt. Governor's School Plan Would Halve Property Taxes

Albanese, Elizabeth
April 2003
Bond Buyer;4/30/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31625, p6
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David Dewhurst is expected to introduce a school funding plan that would allow districts to reduce property taxes in half, just a day after House Speaker Tom Craddick announced a one million dollar study of alternatives to the current public school finance system. Craddick also named a committee of legislators that will develop options for school finance, which Governor Rick Perry wants to deal with during a special legislative session to be held later in 2003 or 2004. The Texas Legislature, which meets every two years, has no regular session in 2003.


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