Center for Public Policy Priorities

BUDGET & TAXES


  • State Budget
  • Texas Taxes
  • School Finance


Texas needs a budget and tax system that is fair, adequate, and responsive to our state's growing population and needs. The ability to invest in public services that will build a more prosperous future for all Texans relies on the ability of our tax system to support those services.
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TEXAS Forward
Advocating for public investments that improve the lives of all Texans.
THE WONKS
KNOW THE FACTS
Texas ranks
47TH
in state spending
per resident.
FEATURED PRESENTATIONS
Tax Incidence in Texas

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Understanding Public Education Finance

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Budget & Tax Primer

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