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The Legislative Budget Board’s (LBB) baseline appropriations for state government operations for the 2020–2021 biennium total $221.4 billion from All Funds functions of state government. The funding is a $5.1 billion, or 2.4 percent, increase from the 2018–2019 biennial level of $216.2 billion.  All funds in the chart immediately below are in millions.

Division 2018–2019 2020–2021
General Government $7,503.3 $7,430.0
Health/Human Services 83,584.2 84,368.7
Education 81,229.0 94,525.9
Judiciary 857.1 892.3
Public Safety/Corrections 18,378.5 16,040.3
Natural Resources 6.566.0 9,013.0
Business/Economic Dev. 36,587.5 37,057.1
Regulatory 671.7 647.4
General Provisions 0.0 285.3
Legislature 392.8 392.1
TOTAL $235,770.2 $250,652.1

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

 

Texas received $39.6 billion in federal funds during fiscal 2018, a increase of $1.3 billion, or 3.3 percent from fis- cal 2017. Federal funds accounted for 33.0 percent of total net revenue, the second largest source of revenue in fiscal 2018. 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.  All funds in the chart immediately below are in millions.

Function/Category 2015 2016 2017 2018
Health/Human Services $23,487.2 $25,347.3 $24,418.8 $25,483.4
Education 4,983.8 5,047.1 5,074.6 5,168.8
Transportation 3,113.9 3,961.2 4,250.5 3,875.2
Workforce Commission 936.4 964.7 1,235.2 1,296.9
Public Safety/Corrections 307.9 312.6 251.0 957.2
Dept. of Agriculture 540.4 582.4 580.6 611.3
Family and Protective Services 421.2 417.1 447.5 446.3
Dept. of Health Services 961.7 987.8 865.8 402.9
General Land Office 633.5 454.8 287.9 341.0
All other Agencies 1,315.0 1,398.7 953.7 1,035.5
TOTAL $36,701.0 $39,473.8 $38,365.6 39,618.6

Source: 2018 State of Texas Annual Cash Report.

 

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