Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks at the podium as she announces her intentions to run for Governor at the W.G. Thomas Coliseum in Haltom City on Thursday, October 3, 2013. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Statewide Candidates Roll Out Campaign Ads

Candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and comptroller are rolling out campaign ads this week.


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New Website Helps Texans Track Taxes They Pay

Comptroller Susan Combs has unveiled a new website to help Texans better understand whose taxing them and for how much.


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Texas Comptroller Raises $1.1 Million For Campaign

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says she’s raised $1.1 million in campaign money in the final quarter of 2011.


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Texas Exoneree Suing To Receive Full Compensation

One of Texas’ best-known wrongly convicted men sued the state comptroller Monday claiming he’s been denied full compensation for the time he spent in prison.


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Texas Comptroller Says Cuts Will Not Solve Deficit

The Texas comptroller told the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday that she can’t imagine solving the current budget crisis through cuts alone.



Legislature Roundup – February 8

KRLD’s Austin Bureau reporter Robert Wood has his ear to the happenings down at the Capitol and over at the Governor’s Mansion.