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Rise in Revenue Gives Texas Lawmakers $101.4 Billion Budget

Posted on 1/7/2013 by with 0 comments

AUSTIN – An unexpectedly large rise in revenue means the incoming 83rd Legislature will have $101.4 billion available for general purpose spending over the next two years thanks to “a very strong rebound” from the national recession, State Comptroller Susan Combs said Monday.

The much-anticipated revenue estimate by the state’s chief financial officer provides a starting point for lawmakers as they write a state budget for the next two years.

 

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