Texans approve measure blocking state income tax

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Proposition four which prohibits a state income tax from being implemented in Texas. has passed.

According to the Secretary of State's Office, the measure passed with 76.85 percent of the vote.

Governor Greg Abbott released a statement Tuesday evening regarding the outcome saying, "This ban on such a disastrous tax will keep our economy prosperous, protect taxpayers and ensure that Texas remains the best state to live, work and raise a family.”