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Texas House names building in Capitol Complex to honor president George H. W. Bush.

by David Yates | May 1, 2017, 1:43pm AUSTIN – The Texas House of Representatives on Thursday voted overwhelmingly in favor of HCR 141, by Rep. Jim Murphy (Houston) directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name a building at 1801 Congress Avenue after the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush.  Buildings in the…

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4 property tax reform bills signed by Gov. Abbott

AUSTIN – Four property tax reform bills aimed at bringing added transparency, accountability and simplicity to the property tax process in Texas have been signed by Gov. Greg Abbott. Officials said three bills authored by Sen. Paul Bettencourt, as well as one bill authored by Rep. Jim Murphy and sponsored in the Senate by Bettencourt, will now become law “Any…

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