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CALL TODAY to help end the property tax!

Abolishing property tax was named as a legislative priority by the delegates of the 2016 convention. Tomorrow morning, floor votes are expected on the House floor on bills related to school finance and property tax issues. Representative Valoree Swanson’s office has filed and will continue to file amendments on every bill she can that makes it to the floor.  Can you help support her efforts?

Your support is urgently needed TODAY! Help get this amendment added so we enact an RPT legislative priority!


  1. Find your state representative’s contact info – CLICK HERE  If you already know your Representative, his or her contact information can be found HERE.
  2. Call your representative and ask him or her to support any amendment Rep. Swanson offers that will abolish and sunset the property tax.

The phone call takes only a minute, and it’s a great way to let your representative know what matters to you. Please call immediately – time is of the essence!

Thank you for your support of Platform Plank #175 and our legislative priority to abolish property tax.


RPT Platform Plank #175 states: “We believe the most equitable system of taxation is one based on consumption and wish to see reforms towards that end at all levels of government.” It goes on to support specific reform, including, “Abolishing property taxes, but in the interim, property taxes should be paid on the price of the property when it was initially purchased.”

The 2016 Republican Party of Texas Convention approved a legislative priority to “replace the property tax system with an alternative other than the income tax and require voter approval to increase the overall tax burden.”

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