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TribBlog: The (Very) Skinny

Comptroller Susan Combs says the state will have $77.7 billion in general revenue for the current budget, which calls for $77.6 billion in general revenue.

Texas Comptroller Susan Combs

Comptroller Susan Combs says the state will have $77.7 billion in general revenue for the current budget, which calls for $77.6 billion in general revenue.

With sales taxes down by double digits for five months running and the economy in the tank, it's not hard to find people who are worried about this. But Combs, in an official document called the Certification Revenue Estimate, says there will be enough. Barely.

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