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Analysis: Cutting the Texas Budget, But Only Hypothetically

It’s routine for top state leaders to ask government agencies to tighten their belts, but don’t get the kooky idea that the state budget will shrink. That’s not how this works — the Texas state budget is actually pretty tight, as budgets go, but it almost never actually gets smaller. Meanwhile, the cost-cutting efforts often overshadow […]