Texas Comptroller Susan Combs released a new report focusing on electricity. Specifically, advocating a more market-driven approach to providing for Texans’ utility needs.
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Comptroller Susan Combs announced on Monday, September 8, state sales tax revenue for August amounted to $2.57billionm which reflects a 7.5 percent growth from August 2013.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs recently announced the sale of $5.4 billion in for Texas short-term notes at a record low interest rate.
According to Texas Comptroller Susan Combs, sales tax revenue for the month of July was $2.34 billion which is up 6.3 percent compared to July 2013. Of the more than $2 billion, $707 million will be distributed to local government units in July. Texas Comptroller Susan Combs said the growth reflected strength in both business and consumer spending.
For the fifth year in a row, Frenship Independent School District has received the highest-possible award level for its financial transparency efforts.
Sales tax revenue for Texas in March 2014 was $2.09 billion, up 5.6 percent compared to March 2013.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs distributed $553 million in sales tax allocations to cities, counties, transit systems, and special purpose taxing districts, which is a 4.1 percent increase compared to March 2013.
Combs released the report, titled “Texas Water Report: Going Deeper for the Solution,” which revisits the effects of recent drought conditions, and examines approaches to help supplement the state’s water supply.
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs issued the 2014-2015 Certification Revenue Estimate to state lawmakers on Thursday.
In process of verifying the 2014-2015 budget, the report also states that economic growth has created a $2
Texas Comptroller Susan Combs has sent cities, counties, transit systems, and special purpose taxing districts sales tax allocations totaling $579.8 million, a 5.2 percent increase from one year ago.