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83rd Texas Legislature

Texas State Capitol

State’s New Budget Gives Slight Increase For Public Education

Republican legislative leaders in Texas are calling for modest increases in spending for public schools and the overall budget for 2014-15.

01/14/2013

A woman takes a photo of the Texas Senate chamber during the 82nd Legislative session. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

Legislature Starts With Surplus, But Money Still Main Discussion

The Texas economy has surely bounced back and is expanding again, and because of sales tax revenues have increased, the state has more money to spend.

01/07/2013