Tuesday, August 11, 2020
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm CST
Escalating property taxes are one of the biggest threats to homeownership and the prosperity of Texans. Last session, legislators passed significant protections to help stop their growth. However, local taxing entities are trying to work around these reforms and keep Texans on the hook for skyrocketing rates. Hear from the two most significant legislative leaders on property tax reform and TPPF’s chief economist as they discuss what should happen now and what changes are needed in the next legislative session.
- Kevin Roberts, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Executive Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation
- The Honorable Paul Bettencourt (Panelist) – Property Tax Committee Chair, Texas Senate
- The Honorable Dustin Burrows (Panelist) – Ways and Means Committee Chair, Texas House
- Vance Ginn, Ph.D. (Panelist) – Chief Economist, Texas Public Policy Foundation