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Audio: Fiscal Hawk Sid Miller on His Need for Cash

Sid Miller voted for deep budget cuts as a member of the Texas House. But now he’s Texas agriculture commissioner, and he wants the Legislature to dramatically increase funding to his cash-strapped agency.

Sid Miller speaks at The Texas Tribune Festival on Sept. 20, 2014.

Sid Miller voted for deep budget cuts as a member of the Texas House. But now he’s Texas agriculture commissioner, and he wants the Legislature to dramatically increase funding to his cash-strapped agency, which he says has been doing a lousy job protecting consumers. The Texas Tribune sat down with Miller last week.

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