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Texas Mulls Financing Schools with Sales Taxes

State Representative Andrew Murr (R-Kerrville) filed a bill Monday that, if passed, would change how Texas funds public education. The legislation seeks to alleviate skyrocketing property tax burdens homeowners shoulder by replacing the so-called “Robin Hood” school financing law with a general sales tax to cover these costs.

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Texas Attorney General Joins Dallas Voter Fraud Probe

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Wednesday afternoon that his office will assist the Dallas County District Attorney in the ongoing investigation into allegations of widespread voter fraud reported during the May 6 city council election in several precincts.