State Of Texas Projects A Nearly $5B Budget Shortfall Due To Coronavirus PandemicAccording to Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, the budget forecast for the state has plummeted to a projected $4.6 billion shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic and low oil prices.
New Bill Aims To Cut County Portion Of Residents' Property Tax BillWould you be willing to raise your county's sales tax in exchange for lowering your county's portion of your property tax bill?
Top Texas Land Office Staffers Got Large, Frequent BonusesThey routinely collected cash bonuses worth tens of thousands of dollars despite earning annual salaries exceeding $100,000.
Texas Comptroller: Plunging Oil Prices 'Dampened' Budget OutlookThe first legislative session under Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott will begin with lawmakers having a so-called budget surplus of $7.5 billion.
Texas Tax Free Holiday Is August 8-10One of the most anticipated shopping weekends of the year has been announced.
Economists: Texas Economy Strong, Getting Stronger 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.
3 North Texas ISDs Lead "Most Outstanding Debt" ListA 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.
State Ramps Up Campaign To Help Find Unclaimed PropertyNearly $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 Raises $1.1 Million For CampaignTexas Comptroller Susan Combs says she's raised $1.1 million in campaign money in the final quarter of 2011.
State Comptroller Expecting Slow Growth Next YearTexas 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.
Texas Comptroller Says Cuts Will Not Solve DeficitThe Texas comptroller told the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday that she can't imagine solving the current budget crisis through cuts alone.
Next Texas Appliances Rebate Program Starts MondayThe next energy-efficient appliance rebate program for Texas begins Monday and advance reservations are not required.
State Sales Tax Collection Grows Slightly