How should the House and Senate handle spending bills?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on December 16, 2019

A deal in the House and Senate bodes well for approval of the spending bill and avoiding a government shutdown. Dr. Perryman asks, where is the heavy lifting?

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.

What does the Senate's version of the budget mean for the state, and how does the House's plan differ?
Radio Spot Broadcast via Texas State Networks on March 28, 2017

The Senate has wrapped up work on its version of the budget, and Dr. Perryman notes that it includes massive cuts in higher education. He is intrigued by how this budget is balanced.