Financing State Government

Laura Blackburn (Houston) laura2blackburn [at]

LWV-TX Position



Coalitions and Resources

League Resource:


  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts' Texas Transparency website  Whether you're here for detailed information about state spending, datasets you can download and use, links to local government transparency efforts, or even general information about the state budget process, we are pleased to offer this one-stop spot for what you're looking for.
  • Texas Legislative Budget Board  The Legislative Budget Board (LBB) is a permanent joint committee of the Texas Legislature that develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations, completes fiscal analyses for proposed legislation, and conducts evaluations and reviews to improve the efficiency and performance of state and local operations.
  • Texas Forward  Coalition advocating for public investments that improve people's lives.