The $119.12 billion two-year estimate is the first step in the Texas Legislature's budgeting process.
Articles by Carlos Sanchez
Jan 7, 2019 — By Carlos Sanchez
The 86th Legislature convenes at noon on Tuesday. Here's a primer on some of this year’s action.
Dec 31, 2018 — By Carlos Sanchez
After more than four decades as one of the state's top political reporters, Ratcliffe has decided to retire from 'Texas Monthly.'
Dec 18, 2018 — By Carlos Sanchez
Carlos Sanchez speaks with a Texas congressman on the appropriations committee ahead of the looming budgetary showdown in Washington.
Dec 13, 2018 — By Carlos Sanchez
The tech giant will become the largest employer in Austin, bringing an additional 5,000 jobs.
Dec 12, 2018 — By Carlos Sanchez
The former San Antonio mayor and Obama cabinet member said he will announce his intentions in January.
Texas members of Congress are expressing concern about President Trump's stated willingness to partially shut down government to get funding for his wall.
Dec 8, 2018 — By Carlos Sanchez
The controversial interim head of the Justice Department is scheduled to be accompanied by U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco in Austin.