Comptroller reports estimate for state revenue amount

By Ed Sterling.

AUSTIN — Texas will have some $98.9 billion in general revenue for state budget makers to work with in the 2014-2015 biennium, according to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs’ revenue estimate. Combs delivered the estimate to Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, House Speaker Joe Straus and every member of the state House and Senate on Dec. 12. “This available revenue,” Combs said, “supports general revenue spending of $96.31 billion for the 2014-2015 biennium … producing an expected revenue balance of $2.58 billion.”
 
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