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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

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

August

Paying for Texas Convention Centers

The number of convention centers throughout Texas and the nation is increasing steadily, despite indications that the market for them is already saturated — and taxpayers are footing the bill.

Convention Centers

August

Sales Tax Holidays

There’s more than just the back-to-school sales tax holiday! Learn about other Texas sales tax savings throughout the year — and see what you’ve been missing!

Tax Holidays

June/July

Women in the Texas Workforce

Women play a critical role in the Texas economy. Their earnings represent an increasingly significant portion of household income, while their entrepreneurial efforts support hundreds of thousands of Texas workers.

Women in the Workforce


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