Each legislative session, one of the big milestones in the Texas House is Budget Day, when the entire body debates and votes on the immense
April 10, 2023 – Every Texan Senior Fiscal Analyst Dick Lavine testifies before the Texas House Committee on Ways and Means against HB 5, the Chapter
Sept. 8, 2022 – Every Texan Senior Fiscal Analyst Dick Lavine testifies before the Texas House Committee on Ways and Means on Chapter 313.
On Thursday, April 6, the Texas House of Representatives will vote on the budget, a sprawling document that spells out the state’s funding priorities for
View this testimony as a PDF here. HB 3600/SB 1613 is a very expensive program – The fiscal note shows an All Funds cost in
Even after the current “once-in-a-lifetime” projected cash balance has been spent, Texas will still need sufficient revenue to provide education, health care, transportation, and other