SENATE COMMITTEE STARTS WORK ON PROPERTY TAX REFORM Posted in: Columns Voters would have the power to prevent their local governmental bodies from increasing property taxes by more than 2.5 percent per year under legislation introduced in the Texas Senate and House on Jan. 31. Senate Bill 2 and identical House Bill 2, both 116 pages in length, propose to amend the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!