Sifting through Legislative Assembly results reveals a few pieces of good budget news
With the 2021 legislative session coming to an end, we can review some of the biggest tax decisions made by Texas lawmakers this year. Financial highlights from the main session – not counting the series of special sessions – were covered in a report released by the Texas Comptroller’s Office at the end of September.
There are a number of expenses that strike me as the kind of fiscal governance that we all want to see from a functional technocratic point of view. Amid all the high-stakes political battles of 2021, these movements haven’t necessarily made the headlines, but they are contributing to better state.