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Investing In Texas: Latest Work

Texas needs a budget and tax system that is fair, adequate, and responsive to our state's growing population and needs. The ability to invest in public services that will build a more prosperous future for all Texans relies on the ability of our tax system to support those services.
2015
MAR
31
Who Pays Taxes in Texas? READ MORE
BLOG

MAR
17
Testimony: Eva DeLuna Castro on Constitutional Change to the Spending Limit at Senate Finance VIEW VIDEO
TESTIMONY
FEB
17
Testimony: Lavine on Texas Taxes before the Texas House Committee on Ways and Means VIEW VIDEO
PRESENTATION
JAN
08
Cheat Sheet for the Texas Revenue Estimate READ MORE
BLOG POST
2014
OCT
22
Understanding the Texas Budget Process FULL REPORT
BLOG POST
SEP
30
Texas Health and Human Services in 2016-17: A Look at the Budget Request for the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services FULL REPORT
BLOG POST
2013
AUG
30
Sizing Up The Texas Budget: Student Financial Aid READ MORE
MAY
13
Where Did All the Money Go? Tax Cuts, Abatements, and Subsidies
READ MORE
APR
30
Extending or Expanding Chapter 313 Without Proper Oversight Would Cost Texas Billions READ MORE
APR
24
Open Letter to State Budget Conferees READ MORE
MAR
28
Who Pays Taxes in Texas? READ MORE
JAN
07
State Leaders Have the Opportunity to Undo Devastating 2011 Cuts and Invest in Our Future READ MORE
OCT
15
Congressional Proposals Would Extend Tax Breaks
for Small Group of Wealthy Texans And End Help for Thousands of Working Families
READ MORE
OCT
10
The 2014-15 Texas Children's Budget Doesn't Meet Our Needs READ MORE
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