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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Texas State awarded $2.3M grant to study freshwater mussels

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today announced funding for a $2.3 million research proposal by Texas State University to study five Central Texas species of freshwater mussels.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Austin sues Texas over ‘imbalance’ in property appraisal system

The city of Austin filed a lawsuit Monday against the state of Texas charging that the current property appraisal system is unconstitutional and creates “an imbalance in the tax burdens between residential and commercial property owners.”

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

By the Numbers: The ‘how much’ and ‘where from’ of Texas’ financial forecast

$113 billion. That’s how much money Texas legislators have to work with as they craft the state’s budget, according to Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s biennial revenue estimate released on Monday . The comptroller’s estimate serves as a cap...

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Video: Texas lawmakers talk water law in San Marcos

At the Texas Tribune's Oct. 29 symposium at Texas State University on the future of water, Publisher EVAN SMITH talked with State Rep. ALLAN RITTER, a Nederland Republican, who chairs the House Natural Resources Committee, and State...