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Sunday, May 5th, 2013

House votes to keep tax incentives in play for school districts

Despite opposition by high-profile conservative and liberal groups, the Texas House was nearly unanimous Friday in its support for continuing a program that allows school districts to use tax incentives to lure businesses.

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Lawmakers considering fees on electric cars

Owning an electric car in Texas could become more expensive under one proposal being considered by state lawmakers to raise money for road construction.

Monday, November 19th, 2012

F1 race over but debate on tax breaks continues

The Formula One drivers have come and gone, and the helicopters that ferried well-heeled businessmen to Austin's new race track have fallen silent. But the debate over providing as much as $250 million in tax incentives to...

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