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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Revenue Cap Bills Stumble

The House version of the 2.5 percent revenue cap bill, H.B. 2, was set to be debated on the floor Thursday. Instead, it was postponed until Monday, April 15. House officials say they first want to see what the Senate does on the issue.

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Property Tax Relief Bill Is Not the One You Think

The League has continued to argue that real property tax relief comes only from lowering school property taxes, and the legislature finally seems to be realizing that fact.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

TML Salary Survey

The TML Salary survey collects salary information for 27 common city positions. On the survey site, you can filter data by region, population, job title, age of data, and more.

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

DETRIMENTAL BILLS (AND THEIR COMPANIONS) ON THE MOVE

Activity is increasing at the Texas Capitol. That includes the movement of a number of bills that would harm cities. Here are four of the worst at this point, along with their companion bills, and suggested action items for concerned city officials.

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

San Antonio Mayor Speaks up for Cities on Capitol Hill

On March 13, Mayor Ron Nirenberg of San Antonio testified on behalf of the National League of Cities before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Leading Ethically

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You were elected to serve the public good and represent the interests of your residents, but your role as a community leader encompasses so much more. Attend this workshop to gain insight on the issues that can get between you and your greatness. You’ll h...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Municipal Excellence Awards

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The 2019 Texas Municipal League Municipal Excellence Awards recognize and encourage the achievements of Texas cities in meeting the challenge of municipal government. Innovative problem-solving, excellence in management, increasing citizen participation, ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

TML Small Town Conference

Drawing of a Small Town

With its small city-focused agenda, the conference sessions and networking events will help create momentum that can lead to better planning and a stronger community. You will share, learn, and connect with other leaders across Texas who, like you, are wo...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Win Competitive Grants

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In this one-and-a-half-day workshop, grant writing instructor Jack Smith will review the many different categories of grants, and teach time-saving techniques in the grant writing process. The class will increase your city’s chances of winning competitive...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

April 2019 TTC Magazine

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The April 2019 issue of the Texas Town & City magazine is now available. 

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