Senator Schwertner has filed Senate Bill 1656

We are deeply concerned about the proposed closure of Fairfield Lake State Park. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has leased and operated the 1,800-acre park for more than 50 years, investing millions of taxpayer dollars to preserve the area and support its popular recreation spaces, which continue to attract tens of thousands of visitors each year.

In response, Senator Charles Schwertner has filed Senate Bill 1656, which would protect Fairfield Lake State Park and its natural resources from this a planned housing project. The Senator has also identified funding via the TPWD to purchase the park, which will keep the park open without impacting taxpayers.

We believe that it is crucial to protect Fairfield Lake State Park and preserve its natural beauty for future generations of Texans to enjoy.
By signing this petition, you can make your voice heard and help us protect Fairfield Lake State Park. Together, we can make a difference!

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The Senate's Property Tax Plan, SB 1, provides significant relief for Texas homeowners. With a 100k Homestead Exemption and lower property tax rates, homeowners could save up to $1250/year to $1450/year, totaling $20,442 over a 30-year mortgage. This plan offers $17.6 billion in tax relief and surpasses the House Plan, delivering $500 to $700 more in annual savings. ... See MoreSee Less

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Can someone please explain the significant differences between the Senate and House property tax proposals? All I can figure out is that the Senate wants to use the Homestead exemption and the House wants to reduce the tax rates. Both sides claim their approach is better, but no one offers a good explanation.

Your constituents and conservative voters told you years ago in the Republican primary to replace property taxes. If this is part of the 10 year plan you idiots proposed last year, guess what, your 10 years late. Why are Yall always 10 to 20 years behind on every issue? Quit prioritizing party ideology over state necessities.

Property taxes have NO place in a free society, if we have to pay government for the “privilege” to own a home, that’s not private ownership and that’s not freedom, whether the government can take a citizen’s house for non payment or not. Repeal ALL property taxes and replace them with a consumption tax.

Thank you!

Replace property taxes, start with compression. We have a surplus.

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I want to extend a big thank you to my colleagues in the Senate for working diligently to pass major legislation on behalf of all Texans. I’d also like to thank my hardworking staff and loving family for all their support. ... See MoreSee Less

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Great work Charlie

Reinstate our great AG Paxton asap!

And a big thanks to AAA Austin Bail bonds for their 24 hour availability

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