State Comptroller Susan Combs
Republican Comptroller Susan Combs on Monday releases her biennial revenue estimate — the crucial number that sets the limit on what lawmakers can spend for 2014 and 2015.
Comptroller Susan Combs has unveiled a new website to help Texans better understand whose taxing them and for how much.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says she’s raised $1.1 million in campaign money in the final quarter of 2011.
This weekend is tax-free holiday time in Texas and you can save money on back-to-school items. The sales tax holiday, that runs August 19, 20 and 21, exempts most supplies, clothing and footwear priced under $100 from taxes.
Comptroller Susan Combs says the state will have an additional $300 million to spend in the next budget.
The Texas comptroller told the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday that she can’t imagine solving the current budget crisis through cuts alone.
Texas lawmakers will have $72.2 billion for general purpose spending over the next two years, a $7.8 billion drop from the last state budget, according to figures released Monday.
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.
Comptroller Susan Combs has recommended more openness for the Texas Enterprise and Emerging Technology funds as part of a wide-ranging review of the state’s job incentive programs.
A Texas education report released Wednesday that rates school districts by looking at student progress and district spending gives only about 4 percent of schools the top designation.
A CBS 11 investigation found some convenience stores overcharging customers by applying sales tax on snack items that should not have taxes attached to them.
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