Hearings on the proposed tax increase will be held at 10 a.m on August 22 and 27.
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Cruz said he would like to take the entire tax code and throw it in the trash.
“Unlike most of the politicians, we actually lay out a plan," Leppert said.
Mayor Tom Martin says doing away with fees would lead to a 1000% increase in property taxes.
A similar amnesty in 2007 brought in about $100 million in unpaid taxes.
"I think it’s completely irresponsible to state right now that if elected I would never vote for a property tax increase," Robertson said.
On Lubbock's First News Congressman Neugebauer said the payroll tax holiday is going to increase the deficit by $120 billion.