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Texas Transparency

State Revenue: Where the Money Comes From

Texas state government funds its diverse operations with dozens of state taxes, fees, other non-tax revenues and federal aid. Track these sources and see how each one contributes to Texas’ overall fiscal picture. More…

State Spending:
Where the Money Goes

Texas state government is a multi-billion-dollar enterprise. See how Texas  state agencies, colleges, universities and other  institutions are spending your tax dollars right down to the pens and pencils. More…

Special Feature:
Debt at a Glance

It can be hard to find out just how much money local governments owe and what that debt costs taxpayers. These user-friendly snapshots break down debt loads and show local  government debt burdens across Texas. More…

Local Government Transparency

Leadership Circle
Platinum Winners

See which local governments are setting the standard in making debt and other financial information transparent and accessible. More…

New Tools

If you’re going to dig into state government finances, you need the right tools. We’ve added several new user-friendly formats to our fiscal toolbox to help you delve deeper into Texas public finances. More…

Data Center

Ensuring fiscal accountability requires access to  large quantities of raw data in accessible formats. Here you’ll find sortable raw datasets from a variety of sources, allowing keyword- based historical, topical and geographic analyses of revenue, expenditures and more. More…

Special Features

Our Texas Transparency site offers additional features you can use to learn more about government finances. Debt at a Glance offers detailed information on local government debt. The Texas, It’s Your Money report series examines state and local taxation and debt. And our American Recovery and Reinvestment Act pages detail how recent federal stimulus funding was used in Texas. More…

State Budget and Finance

Texas state government comprises some 150 agencies, colleges, universities and other institutions. Find out how the Legislature allocates funding to them, and who’s getting how much. More…

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