Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar has announced his certification of House Bill 1, the general appropriations act that was approved by both houses during the recently gaveled regular session of the 86th Texas Legislature. The bill now heads to the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott. HB 1 appropriates $250.7 billion […]
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $3.01 billion in May, 9 percent more than in May 2018. Hegar also said state franchise tax revenue for May was $3.47 billion. Revenue was up 7.4 percent from May 2018, slightly above projections presented in the Biennial […]
Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $782.1 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $782.1 million in local sales tax allocations for June, 10.1 percent more than in June 2018. These allocations are based on sales made in April by businesses that report tax monthly.
Local Sales […]
The Public Utility Commission of Texas met on June 13 to take up a full agenda of water, communications, electric, and general items.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee took up. It is not a verbatim […]
Senate Nominations approved numerous appointments over the 86th Session including Education Commission Mike Morath; Executive Commissioner of HHSC Courtney Phillips; Emily Lindley of the TCEQ; Shelly Botkin, Arthur D’ Andrea, and DeAnn Walker of the PUC.
Secretary of State David Whitely’s nomination was voted to be advanced to the full Senate […]
HB 1 includes $118.8 billion in General Revenue and $250.7 billion in All Funds for FY 20-21. When adjusted for tax relief, these totals are within all constitutional spending limits and population times inflation with 4.9 percent growth in General Revenue and 4.2 percent growth in All Funds.
For Article […]
SB 2 (Bettencourt/Burrows) relating to ad valorem taxation, also referred to as the property tax reform bill was sent to the Governor on 5/28. The bill was passed out of Senate committee earlier in the legislative session but could not get the votes needed to be brought to the […]