What is the status of the state budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 22, 2020

Although the state legislature does not meet for several months, some cuts have already been made. 

What is happening with the Texas budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 22, 2020

Dr. Perryman explains what factors have contributed to the state's sizable budget deficit. 

What can we learn from President Trump's proposed budget for 2021?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on February 11, 2020

The record-high budget proposal is unique in that it plans to balance the budget in 15 years. The past standard was 10, although neither are likely feasible.

What are the pros and cons of the newly‑signed budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on August 07, 2019

Now that President Trump has signed the budget into law, Dr. Perryman takes a deep dive and finds good news and bad news.

Why is a US budget deal so important to the world economy?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 23, 2019

President Trump and congressional leaders say they have hammered out a budget deal, pending House and Senate approval. Dr. Perryman says it's better than no deal.

What are the next steps for the budget blueprint passed by the Senate?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on October 20, 2017

The Senate passed a $4 trillion budget blueprint, a major step forward for President Trump's tax reform. Dr. Perryman says the bill now goes to the House.

Why will the House's budget plan be difficult to pass, and how will healthcare impact the discussion?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 21, 2017

The US House has introduced its initial budget plan, a blueprint that includes substantial cuts to social programs. In other words, Dr. Perryman says it will be difficult to pass.

Why is the supplemental nutrition assistance program beneficial to individuals and the state as a whole?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on July 19, 2017

As the budget process unfolds in Congress, there is talk of cutting funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.

What is the likely outcome of President Trump's current proposed budget?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 25, 2017

President Trump's proposed budget has been criticized for reducing the rate of growth for many social programs. Dr. Perryman, though, has this assurance.

What should Congress be focusing on during budget planning?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 03, 2017

Congress has reached an accord that is going to keep the government in money until at least the end of September, but Dr. Perryman asks if this is any way to run a trillion dollar enterprise.