Browsing Category: State Budget

Arlington: Texas Legislators Offer Ideas About Projected Budget Shortfall

As a part of the North Texas Commission’s Legislative Summit, State Senator Kelly Hancock and State Representative Ramon Romero participated in an informative panel discussion. Dale Craymer of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association moderated the engaging discussion, and closing the gap on the projected $4.6 billion revenue shortfall for this biennium was the primary…

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Protests and Plague in the Lone Star State

Dale Craymer, the president of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association, has estimated that the state loses $85 million a year for every $1 drop in oil prices. By one calculation, Texas has already lost at least $1 billion in revenue from the oil and gas industry.

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