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Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Glenn Hegar
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts


Equity Crowdfunding in TexasA Funding Tool for Small Business

Recent changes in state and federal securities regulations allow businesses to access funding from small investors without many of the hurdles of traditional business investment.

Future-Proofing Texas Against Natural Disaster


Emergency Management in TexasHow the State Prepares for the Worst

The Texas Division of Emergency Management, a division of the Texas Department of Public Safety, coordinates state and local responses to natural disasters and other emergencies in Texas. It’s a complex but essential task.

Emergency Management


“Future-Proofing” Texas Against Natural DisasterThe State Plans for the Next Storm

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott assembled the Governor’s Commission to Rebuild Texas to recommend improvements in communication, coordination and infrastructure to lessen the impact of future disasters.

Future-Proofing Texas Against Natural Disaster


Texas Water: Planning for MoreAn Ever-Increasing Demand

One challenge springing from Texas’ rapid growth is the increasing pressure it puts on our natural resources — especially water. Texas has a huge number of municipal, agricultural and industrial users all relying on limited sources of surface and groundwater.

Funding Water


Texas’ Public Pensions

Statewide pension systems in Texas cover about 2.5 million current and former state and local employees in our state — and they’re facing financial difficulties.


Business Incubators

Dozens of business incubators throughout Texas provide specialized services to help fledgling companies take wing.

January — Special Edition

Texas School Finance Doing the Math on the State's Biggest Expenditure

In this special issue of Fiscal Notes, we take a detailed look at the Texas public school finance system — and the challenges it faces.

School Finance

November — Special Edition

Budget Drivers The Forces Driving State Spending

In a special November issue of Fiscal Notes, we examine the forces driving the state’s budget — and in particular our spending for health and human services, education and transportation, which together account for nearly 90 percent of the total state budget.

Budget Drivers

September/October — Special Edition

Long-Term Obligations and The Texas Legacy FundAn examination of growing state obligations — and ways to mitigate their effect on state finances.

In a special September-October issue of Fiscal Notes, we discuss long-term obligations — growing financial demands on Texas state government that threaten the state’s finances — and a proposed way to meet these demands, the Texas Legacy Fund.

Long-Term Obligations and The Texas Legacy Fund

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