Making New Laws

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Let’s go back to elementary school, shall we? Making laws is tough business. Most people “think” they know all the ins and outs; do you? Listen in as Kevin Roberts, candidate for Texas State Representative District 126, explains how a bill becomes a law in Texas. Questions/Issues Discussed: First, Kevin Roberts reveals his plans for the […]

Did You Know: Texas Budget Facts & Figures

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TEXAS 2016-17 BIENNIAL BUDGET FACTS and FIGURES • The approved total budget is $209.4 billion for the 2016-17 fiscal years, representing a growth of 3.6 percent over the 2014-15 biennium. • The state’s Economic Stabilization Fund (often called the Rainy Day Fund) has an estimated $9.61 billion at the end of the 2015 fiscal year. […]