Braddock was asked what he thought the odds are of us seeing property tax relief soon, to which he responded, "I think the betting line is, during the regular session, that it very well may not happen." He went on to say, "It doesn't seem, right now, that the governor has a clear plan for what he wants to do about property taxes."
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick on The Chad Hasty Show announcing his candidacy for 2022 reelection, and sharing progress news from the 86th session of the Texas legislature, property tax reform, teacher pay, more.
The bill, authored by State Rep. Dustin Burrows, of Lubbock, passed the House Ways & Means Committee by an 8-3 margin. Carve outs were created for some entities concerning proposed the 2.5% rollback rate for property tax increases
"As we talked about here on the show, it seems like things got bottled up in the Senate pretty quick when the lieutenant governor had his blow up with one of the former chairman, Senator Kel Seliger, and as they have changed the bill in the Senate, the support for the legislation has gone down in the Senate, and so, it seems to be stuck there," Braddock said.