The Austin-American Statesman published an editorial pointing out the tiny dent that the Texas legislature’s fat-trimming has made to Texas’ budget deficit:
“We should now put to rest any notion that if lawmakers balance the state budget without raising taxes and without tapping the state’s rainy day fund, they can do so with spending cuts here and there that hardly anyone will notice. This might seem obvious, but knowing that there will be pain involved if lawmakers stay on this course is an important first step as the discussion about taxes and spending shifts from the campaign trail to the Capitol.”
Read more: here.
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