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Texas Net Expenditures by Object Category - Fiscal 2018
(All Funds, Excluding Trust)

Texas Net Expenditures by Object Category
Object Category Amount (in dollars) Percent of Total Percent Change from 2017
Public Assistance Payments 46,774,001,868 40.1 3.7
Foundation School Program Grants 21,342,442,405 18.3 2.0
Other Public Education Grants 5,472,209,321 4.7 4.4
Grants to Higher Education 1,138,881,896 1.0 (1.3)
Other Grants 2,633,515,070 2.3 7.5
Highway Construction and Maintenance 6,381,670,144 5.5 (5.4)
Capital Outlay 598,534,083 0.5 (2.4)
Cost of Goods Sold 793,876,186 0.7 132.1
Salaries and Wages 12,169,242,734 10.4 (0.1)
Employee Benefit Payments 3,657,082,600 3.1 21.1
Payroll Related Costs 3,834,696,335 3.3 0.0
Professional Service and Fees 3,506,741,648 3.0 10.9
Travel 187,248,289 0.2 (5.2)
Supplies and Materials 1,004,352,137 0.9 -1.9
Communication and Utilities 502,806,552 0.4 (1.5)
Repairs and Maintenance 1,171,786,434 1.0 4.0
Rentals and Leases 332,179,575 0.3 2.4
Printing and Reproduction 61,472,594 0.1 (10.5)
Lottery Winnings Paid** 627,932,600 0.5 12.7
Claims and Judgments 109,823,874 0.1 16.8
Other Expenditures 2,660,742,184 2.3 (1.5)
Debt Service – Interest 1,592,837,164 1.4 26.8
Debt Service – Principle 0.0 0.0

** Does not include payments made by retailers.

Total Net Expenditures = $116,554,075,690
Percent change in expenditures from 2017 = 3.5%