October 12, 2017      5:53 PM
Hurricane Harvey could put a big hit on state funding of public education
For now, the initial cost to the system is estimated at $400 million, which is $250 million in new spending and $150 million that would not return to the state through recapture
of the House Public Education Committee were unhappy today that so few
ISDs had bothered to call for mid-year re-appraisals in order
to reduce local property tax bills.
lawmakers from areas with significant flooding, like Chair Rep. Dan Huberty,
R-Kingwood, it made no sense for people to pay a high tax bill for a home they
could not occupy or a business that might not be re-opened for months.
date, only Montgomery County, Fort Bend County, Katy ISD and Spring
Branch ISD have called for new appraisals.
By Kimberly Reeves