Jack Cross

Bill Clinton “I killed myself to give the Palestinians a state. I had a deal they turned down that would have given them all of Gaza, … between 96 and 97 percent of the West Bank, compensating land in Israel, you name it,” Clinton said at a campaign event for his wife, Democratic presiden…

Mr. Templer was smart enough to identify who the real danger to America is and who is responsible for all this Chaos.

But he wasn't as smart as Obama and Biden who saw the threat of Trump, even before he was election and launched a spying operation using the arm of government.

Curtiss, You are exactly right and the courts have said the same thing,

Here us what the Texas Supreme court said in response to a lawsuit by 600 Texas School Districts. The Governor and top leadership celebrated and called this a victory.:

The State’s control of this local re…

Gary, I don't know how you define a free ride, but the state is depending heavily on local property taxes, there is no question about that. This is because court rulings forced state leaders to devise this convoluted property tax scheme to fund all the property poor school districts. As l…

When politicians run on lowering property taxes they should be asked how. Your appraisal does not set the tax rate. Taxing units including schools set the tax rate based on how much money they need to fund their operation. After they take their needs from the property values in the taxing…

Jack Cross commented on Here's why your rent is going up

Should be 53 percent in school district and near 50 percent state wide.

Jack Cross commented on Here's why your rent is going up

I don't disagree with anything any of you have written, but all of you are wrong with your analysis of who to blame. The property tax system. confusing and purposely void of transparency.

Consider, with things you have, it is usually a good thing when its value goes up., The same sh…

Thanks Charlotte, I agree with you on transparency. I'm not sure that the GCDN is going to put the 2nd part of my Tax write-up in print, the teaser said it will be online tomorrow, but not many people go there. it really needs to be in print because ir breaks new ground and property owner…

I agree with Gary twice this week and right on Jose

Jack Cross commented on Here's why your rent is going up

Mr. Denson, i agree with your frustration but Property taxes in Texas are are set locally. The state of Texas or the CAD does not determine what you owe on your property tax bill, local taxing authorities do. Protests should be when tax rates are set. Schools are 55 percent of your tax bi…