The Texas Comptroller is our state’s financial officer, responsible for overseeing the $100 billion-a-year enterprise of Texas state government. Our duties include managing the state’s investments, estimating the financial impact of proposed legislation and forecasting the amounts that state taxes, fees and other revenue sources will produce over each two-year state budget period.

This requires our economists, researchers and subject-matter experts to keep a constant watch on the Texas economy. In this area, we provide a series of resources that can give you a better understanding of the trends and events that affect our state — and your wallet.

What's New?

Fiscal Notes

August Fiscal Notes

This latest issue of Fiscal Notes looks at the Texas Bullion Depository, the only state-run facility of its kind in the United States. We also report on new, taxpayer-friendly bills enacted during the Texas Legislature’s regular session.

Community Colleges


Learn about how Texas’ public community colleges help prepare young Texans to find the education and training they need to succeed in the state’s workforce.

Military Installations

Military Installations in Texas

In 2020 our office compiled information on Texas military installations to determine their economic impact on the state and local economies in 2019.


Key Economic Indicators

Take a look at the latest significant digits relating to the Texas economy.

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