Inside Texas Politics 4/14/19: Statewide

Texas Governor Greg Abbott now says he wants to increase the state’s sales tax rate by one percent. This extra revenue would help pay for education and lower Texas’ high property taxes as well. Texas Tribune reporter Alan Rocha, filling in for Ross Ramsey, joined host Jason Whitely to discuss Governor Abbott’s proposal. Alan and Jason also discussed the new push in the legislature to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products and e-cigarettes.
Published: 8:03 PM CDT April 13, 2019