Certain provisions in the proposed Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act) interfere with state elections by transforming them in a way that benefits vote harvesters and can lead to massive disenfranchisement of lawful, qualified voters.
Comptroller Glenn Hegar: State sales tax revenue totaled $2.61 billion in May, 13.2 percent less than in May 2019 and the steepest year-over-year decline since January 2010.
Contact tracing is technically wrong, as it may be an effective tool to trace slow moving deadly viruses such as Ebola or Tuberculosis, but not for a fast-moving virus with a low death rate that is primarily spread by asymptomatic people.
This powerful new visualization tool gives users a daily look into state government finance, and allows them to download State Financial Data for further analysis.
Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) today announced $3.6 million in funding for nursing facilities to purchase tablets, webcams, and headphones to connect residents with their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has ordered his staff to deepen that cut to 10 percent.
"Sam Johnson was a fearless patriot and an American hero, and we are incredibly proud and fortunate to have called him a fellow Texan. Congressman Johnson dedicated his life to our nation and the state of Texas."
The Texas General Land Office (GLO) will be administering the funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) through the Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program.
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has extended payment deadlines for designated reimbursing employers that are required to pay a share of unemployment benefits.
The Texas Comptroller’s office recently won first place at the (NAGC) Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards for its January 2019 edition of Fiscal Notes: Texas School Finance – Doing the Math on the State’s Biggest Expenditure.
Early on, all COVID-19 CoronaVirus testing was run by a government agency, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). And, it immediately became clear that in order to produce the number of urgently-needed tests, the U.S. private sector needed to be involved. In a government-run "Medicare for All" or similar system, there'd have been nowhere else to turn.
Trump administration announced sanctions against two high-profile Nicaraguan government officials, Julio César Avilés Castillo, the commander-in-chief of the Nicaraguan Army, and Iván Adolfo Acosta Montalván, the Ortega regime's minister of finance.
Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen are directing Texas' State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education to submit a plan identifying savings that will reduce both their respective general, and general revenue related appropriation expenditures by 5% for the upcoming 2020-2021 Biennium.
"This is where the modern media is so broken, I’m afraid to say," noted former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer when asked about a “double standard of the media” – observing broad left-wing and partisan Democrat biases across America’s news media.
Details of the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) will provide up to $16 billion in direct payments to deliver relief to America’s farmers and ranchers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced the release of a video graduation message to the Texas High School Class of 2020. The video was distributed to every school superintendent in Texas to be delivered directly to graduating seniors.
Former Texas Senator and former chancellor of the Texas Tech University System, Bob Duncan, endorsed Josh Winegarner as the next member of Congress from Texas’ 13th District.