The first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.
One of the most anticipated shopping weekends of the year has been announced.
Official and independent economists have told state lawmakers that the $1.3 billion Texas economy has completely recovered from the Great Recession and is getting stronger.
A total of three North Texas school districts made the state Top 10 list of those with the most outstanding debt. For all but one, the amounts were more than $1 Billion.
Nearly $2.5 billion in property has gone unclaimed in Texas, and state officials estimate nearly one in four of us have money we don’t even known about.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs says she’s raised $1.1 million in campaign money in the final quarter of 2011.
Texas has emerged from the Great Recession but economic growth will continue to be slow, in part because of hesitant consumers, the state comptroller’s top revenue estimator told lawmakers Wednesday.
The Texas comptroller told the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday that she can’t imagine solving the current budget crisis through cuts alone.
The next energy-efficient appliance rebate program for Texas begins Monday and advance reservations are not required.
The growth in sales tax collections for Texas continues, but not by much.