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Messages from Mike - Archive for June 2008

Making College Affordable Again

Posted on Friday, June 13, 2008 6:02:56 PM

If we want smart and hardworking Texans to be able to get ahead without busting the family budget - and we want our state's economy to thrive - then I believe college must be affordable and accessible.

Last year I helped pass
legislation to assist parents saving for college, but my bill to freeze skyrocketing tuition didn't make it. 
 
Next session we will push harder to make college affordable, and this new report outlines some of the ways to do it. I'd love to hear what you think of it. 

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Raise Your Voice for Fair Taxes this Summer

Posted on Friday, June 13, 2008 6:00:33 PM

Do you think our property tax system should be improved?
 
Join us in supporting policy solutions that treat all homeowners fairly, provide transparency, and ensure a reliable way to fund education and other public investments.

Help us deliver the message to the House Committee studying tax and appraisal reform when it hits the road this summer.
 
Click here to find out when they're holding a hearing in your town and how you can help.

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