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According to the Legislative Budget Board (LBB), appropriations voted on by the 85th Legislature for state government operatons for the 2018–2019 biennium provide a 2.4 percent increase over the 2016–2017 budget.  All funds in the chart immediately below are in millions.

Division 2016 2017  2018 2019 
General Government $3,901.4 $2,484.2 $3,354.3  $2,888.8 
Health/Human Services 38,427.1 38,741.2 39,650.7  39,220.9 
Education 38,921.3 39,439.1 41,168.6  39,829.4 
Judiciary 404.5 392.3 420.9  409.7 
Public Safety/Corrections 6,213.8 6,177.2 6,234.0  6,071.7 
Natural Resources 2,438.9 1,915.5 2,292.0  2,162.9 
Business/Economic Dev. 14,181.4 13,563.6 15,068.8  16,772.8 
Regulatory 623.1 297.3 330.2  345.0 
General Provisions 1,046.8 – 122.7
Legislature 188.4 197.1 189.7  198.4 
TOTAL $106,346.7 $103,084.9 $108,708.6  $107,900.0 

Source: Legislature Budget Board, www.lbb.state.tx.us

 

The State of Texas received $38.4 billion in federal funds during the fiscal year ending Aug. 31, 2017. Federal funds accounted for 34.5 percent of total net revenue, the second largest source of revenue. The chart below includes federal pass-through funds that are received by the state and passed through to other entities administering federal programs. Direct federal grants to local governments and state universities are not included in this chart.

Function/Category 2015 2016 2017
Health/Human Services $26,401,190,292 $28,317,972,167 $27,021,127,760
Education 4,992,378,311 5,056,187,943 5,083,527,087
Transportation 3,114,193,446 3,961,598,506 4,250,698,637
General Government 498,297,624 544,448,929 681,139,698
Public Safety/Corrections 372,147,390 381,400,292 311,417,479
Nat.Resources/Recreation 1,318,356,079 1,208,726,730 1,014,472,943
Regulatory Services 4,427,231 3,500,614 3,246,430
Employee Benefits 0 0 0
TOTAL $36,700,990,373 $39,473,835,181 $38,365,630,033

Source: State of Texas Annual Cash Report 2017.

 

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