Michael Amezquita, Bexar County Appraisal District's chief appraiser, describes how local property works at the Central Library on Monday, May 16, 2016. Photo by Edmond Ortiz

City Concerned Property Tax Cap Will Reduce Public Services

Taxpayers across Texas would see some local property tax relief if current attempts led by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and other Republican legislators to cap property tax revenues and appraisals comes to fruition, but those minor, temporary reliefs would come at a devastating cost to vital public services, local officials say.