Tag Archives: Glenn Hegar
State Comptroller Glenn Hegar released his revenue estimate for the 2020-2021 biennium. The upshot is: There’s money to spend, if the Legislature is willing.
Things appear to be going swimmingly for those hoping that Texas legislators will finally address two of the state’s most intractable, intertwined problems: a...Read More
About 2,700 acres of the lizard’s habitat have been disturbed by oil and gas development and sand mining since 2012.
In 2012, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) made the controversial decision not to list the dunes sagebrush lizard, a three-inch reptile native to the Wes...Read More
Can Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar oversee objective scientific research into rare species? Or is he rigging the process to keep them off the endangered list, as his critics charge?
Lars Letaru From the looks of them, it’s hard to imagine that the smooth pimpleback, the Texas fawnsfoot or the Texas fatmucket could threaten the Texas econo...Read More
Forget about the governor’s slush funds. Texas’ biggest corporate welfare program is one you’ve probably never heard of — and it’s growing every year.
Texas' largest corporate welfare program lets school districts give away unlimited tax breaks — more than $7 billion so far — with only loose state oversigh...Read More
The biggest issue left facing legislators has been resolved—but with tiny property tax cuts and tough times ahead for the state budget, who came out ahead?...Read More
Comptroller Glenn Hegar's biennial revenue estimate, released today, was a lot less gloomy than some had thought—but problems remain....Read More
At the comptroller's debate with Glenn Hegar, Mike Collier gave a strong showing as one of the punchiest members of the Democrats’ good-government ticket....Read More
In this week's WTF Friday we fire automatic weapons with Glenn Hegar, explore creationism with Dan Patrick and learn the one place Jerry Patterson thinks guns s...Read More