“My daddy shot squirrels and rabbits for lunch,” said Marion, a grandmother who is also taking a stand against some assault weapons. She said she doesn’t want to take all guns away from owners or attack the Second Amendment. Instead, the focus is ensuring that police and military are the only ones who can access military-style assault weapons. … [Read more...] about Texas student after school shootings: ‘I feel we are always on guard’
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This annual process of setting budgets, adopting tax rates and, ultimately, generating your tax bill is now underway across Texas. Appraisal districts are telling local taxing units (cities, counties, schools, etc.) the value of the property under their jurisdiction. By Aug. 7, taxing units had to calculate their “effective tax rate” – the rate that would raise the same amount of money as last year, essentially a “no new taxes” tax rate. They then go to work deciding on the actual tax rate they want to adopt. You’ll see these tax rates over the next several weeks in notices in the pages of your newspaper, or you can track them down online. (We’ve included some links above) … [Read more...] about You protested your appraisal. Here’s another way to limit property tax hikes
“There is a serious problem in our country surrounding our youngest generations and involvement in the political process,” said Deon Taylor, a movie director who helped create this project that will air on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. “We hope this movement is contagious and a broader national voice is heard during future elections.” … [Read more...] about Never mind the whole Ted and Beto thing. The real question is will young Texans vote?
Students Christopher Marshall and Gloria Rinconi explain why it is important to #GetOutAndVote and let your voice be heard! Get registered today (12pm-2pm) by heading to the Founders Hall Plaza for FREE snow cones! See you there! #NationalVoterRegistrationDay … [Read more...] about Young voters: ‘I wouldn’t bet my campaign’ on them, one political expert says