Why did the comptroller's office increase the revenue forecast?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on May 16, 2019

The comptroller's office has upped the revenue forecast by $500 million, giving lawmakers more money to spend this session.

How has school funding changed over time, and in what ways are the funds used?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on January 12, 2017

Lawmakers don't have to take up school funding after the Robin Hood formula was declared constitutional, but Dr. Perryman says essentially local property taxes have become a substitute for state revenue.

Why was Texas almost a billion dollars short of its projected revenues for the 2016 fiscal year?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on September 13, 2016

As the fiscal year in Texas drew to a close on August 31st, it became apparent that the amount of revenue taken in was almost a billion dollars short of the revised projections.