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  • Legislative Alert: Detrimental State-Imposed Revenue Manadates

    Legislation (S.B. 156/S.J.R 14 and S.B. 182/H.B. 365) has already been filed to impose limitations on city property tax revenues.

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  • New Members

    TML welcomes the cities of Caney City and Sandy Oaks as its newest members.

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  • Texas Cities are Partners with the State

    Texas cities are partners with the state to keep Texas’ economy and quality of life vibrant. The simple one-page (two-sided) document allows city officials to communicate that message to legislators.

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  • Payday Lending Clearinghouse

    A handful of cities have adopted ordinances regulating “payday and title” lenders. If your city is considering doing so, visit the League’s Payday Lending Clearinghouse pages, which contain an example ordinance and details about all of the pending lawsuits against cities, as well as other useful information.

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  • Be heard at the Capitol! One of the League's primary functions is to unify cities and towns, and speak as the voice for local government in Texas. With the 84th Legislative Session underway, TML staff is working with state legislators on bills and issues that affect cities. The League's influence on legislation is directly affected by your city's efforts to be heard. Help your city plan an active and consistent role in the League's legislative efforts by registering for the 2015 Legislative Series Webinars and Workshop: http://tmllegislativeseries.org/.

    Advocacy is Vital Participate in the 2015 Legislative Series The Texas Municipal League represents more than 1,140 cities and towns throughout Texas. One of the League’s primary functions is to unify cities and towns, and speak as the voice for local government in Texas. Before, during, and after th…

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