I was Honored to co-author and vote for HB 2, the tax reform bill providing taxpayers with greater local control over property tax revenue increases, tax protests, and process and increased access to transparency.

Honored to be a House co-author of SB 7 which will provide much-needed funding for flood mitigation, ongoing recovery efforts and future disaster response including policy guidance. #Txlege

I was honored to join my House and Senate colleagues this morning standing with Chairman Jeff Leach and with Senator Lois Kolkhorst in support of HB 16 and against infanticide.

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the effects of soaring property taxes and about the legislation I introduced to rein in runaway appraisal values. House Bill 167 would limit appraisal increases to 5 percent for all real property – not just the residenti... read more

I believe that a person’s home is their castle. Unfortunately, the current appraisal system too often puts homeowners in a position where rapid growth in annual property tax bills ultimately forces Texans out of their homes. [READ MORE]

On On January 10th, 2017, Representative Bell was sworn in as your State Representative. He was honored to be appointed as Vice-Chair of the Land and Resource Management Committee and is excited about this position and looks forward to serving in this new... read more