Governor Abbott Statement On House Passage Of Senate Bill 2

April 30, 2019 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today released the following statement after the Texas House passed Senate Bill 2 to rein in skyrocketing property taxes in Texas:

“For too long, Texans have watched their property taxes skyrocket while being reduced to tenants of their own property. That is not the Texas way.

“Thanks to the leadership of Chairman Burrows and Chairman Bettencourt, Senate Bill 2 has passed both chambers and we are one step closer to reining in skyrocketing property taxes.

"In the final days of the legislative session, I am confident this historic legislation, combined with additional reforms working their way through the system, will reach my desk where I will sign them into law. I look forward to working with Lt. Governor Patrick, Speaker Bonnen and the entire Legislature to deliver lasting property tax relief to every Texan.”