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Hegar gives optimistic, but cautious, biennium report to state legislature


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BY NIXIE SANDERSON
THE DALHART TEXAN

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar said the state can expect to have $119.1 billion in funds available for general purpose spending in the 2020-2021 biennium. Hegar made his report to the 86th Texas State Legislature Monday. The $119.1 billion in available funds represents an increase of 8.1 percent increase over the 2018-2019 biennium.

Hegar’s report was optimistic in the expected growth of the state’s economy, but he urged legislators to proceed with cautiously as they work to create the biennium budget in this legislative session.

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