Legislative Budget Board (LBB) officials meet TODAY to set the growth spending limit for the 2020-2021 state budget. Article VIII, Section 22, of the Texas Constitution limits spending of state tax revenue not dedicated by the Constitution to the estimated rate
The Texas Senate and House of Representatives have each approved their state budget proposals for 2018-2019. As a conference committee prepares to iron out the details, CPPP highlights key differences in health care and education that must be resolved.
When you’re in a hole – especially a self-induced one – stop digging. The Senate should boost investments in the services Texans need and stop pushing for new cuts to revenue.
On September 30th, the public has a chance to testify at a budget hearing for the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). The hearing will go over the agency’s Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for the 2-year