If the Texas House has it's way, you'll be paying for public education out of your pocket every time you make a purchase. Tuesday, the House gave final approval to a $10.8 billion tax restructuring bill.
The bill includes:
In exchange for these taxes, homeowners would see their property taxes decrease by a third.
House Representative Carl Isett voted for House Bill Three while Representative Delwin Jones voted against it.
Governor Rick Perry was in Lubbock Tuesday, and NewsChannel 11 asked his thoughts on the bill. "It's a good start is the appropriate terminology, we're a long way from a finished product," Governor Perry said.
The bill now moves to the Senate where it's expected to get some changes.
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