FISCAL NOTES June/July 2016 PDF 5.3M
Infrastructure Spending Boosts Economy
Reliable transportation infrastructure is critical to economic development. Industries can thrive or die depending on the reliability and speed of their transportation options. Yet in Texas and across America, basic transportation infrastructure is aging and increasingly at risk.
A Short History of a Complex Levy
When booking lodging in Texas, you're often spoiled for choice — lots of beds at lots of different prices. But however much you spend, you're also contributing to the state and local governments by paying combined hotel occupancy taxes of anywhere from 6 to 17.5 percent, depending on where you stay.