Texas Sales Tax Holiday Will Be Weekend Of August 9-11 The Texas sales tax holiday weekend has been set for August 9-11 as families prepare to send children back to school. State Comptroller Susan Combs says shoppers can save money on certain items costing less than $100.
CBS I-Team Investigates: How To Get Your Hands On Unclaimed CashThe State of Texas has $2.6 billion in what amounts to a ‘lost and found’ account.
Dewhurst: Take $1B From Rainy Day Fund For WaterLt. Gov. David Dewhurst spoke Thursday at an event held by the Dallas Regional Chamber.
State Budget Capped At $77.9B For 2014-15The Texas Legislative Budget Board set a $77.9 billion cap on state spending Thursday for the 2014-15 budget year, a 10 percent increase above the current discretionary spending limit.
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.
State Holding Billions In Unclaimed MoneyAccording to the Texas State Comptroller’s Office, one in four Texans are due cash. The result has left the state holding a fortune in unclaimed money.
Texas Government Exposes Personal Data Of 3.5 Million PeopleSeveral state agencies exposed the personal information of 3.5 million Texans last year, including Social Security Numbers, birth dates, and driver's license numbers.

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