Legislative Budget Board

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More Than $1.7B Meant For Texas Highway Projects

More than $1.7 billion will be available for Texas highway projects because of a constitutional amendment that allows more money for roads, lawmakers said this week.

12/12/2014

Texas Capitol Building (Photo J.Burkett, CBSDFW.COM)

Texas Lawmakers Set $94.3 Billion Budget Cap

Texas lawmakers have capped key parts of the next state budget at nearly $94.3 billion, up almost $10 billion from the current 2-year spending cycle.

12/01/2014

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

Budget Board Sets $77.9 Billion Limit On State

The Texas Legislative Budget Board has set a $77.9 billion cap on state spending in the 2014-15 budget year, a 10 percent increase.

11/15/2012

Piles of tax forms are seen. (credit: Getty Images/Mario Tama)

Board Recommends State Negotiate Tax Breaks

The Texas Legislative Budget Board has recommended a policy swap to put the state’s comptroller, not local school districts, in charge of negotiating school property tax breaks for businesses.

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