The LBB


The Legislative Budget Board (LBB) is a permanent joint committee of the Texas Legislature that develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations, completes fiscal analyses for proposed legislation, and conducts evaluations and reviews to improve the efficiency and performance of state and local operations.

Highlights


Contracts Database and Reporting Information
Resources about contract reporting requirements and the LBB Contracts Database
84th Legislature Budget Documents
Executive Summary - Legislative Budget Board Reports
Interactive Graphics
Provides links to interactive graphics that furnish tools for visual analysis of significant data about Texas
State Budget by Program (SBP)
Provides sortable and down-loadable information on programs funded in the state budget.

Issue Briefs
Short summaries outlining important budgetary and policy issues facing Texas.

Fiscal Size-Up, 2014-15 Biennium
A comprehensive examination of the 2014-15 state budget across the major functions of state government.

What's New


Submit A Performance Review Idea:
State/Agency Program or School District

Submit A Contract Issue

Recent Documents

Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2016 Congressional ActionsFebruary 1, 2016| Issue Brief

Driver Responsibility Program - an Overview Presentation to the Senate Transporatation CommitteeJanuary 27, 2016| Presentation

Contract Reporting Monthly Newsletter: January 2016January 26, 2016| Newsletter

Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and Coordinated ExpendituresJanuary 26, 2016| Presentation

Overview of Texas Healthcare Transformation WaiverJanuary 26, 2016| Presentation

Adult and Juvenile Correctional Populations: Monthly Report (Jan 2016)January 20, 2016| Info-graphic

Request for Proposal to Conduct School Performance Review of Texas School for the Deaf and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Including Bidder Questions and Answers (Link to Electronic State Business Daily)January 12, 2016| School Performance Review

Higher Education Administrative Accountability ReportsJanuary 6, 2016| Other

Adult and Juvenile Correctional Populations: Monthly Report (Dec 2015)December 17, 2015| Info-graphic

Texas Child Support Enforcement System 2.0December 10, 2015| Presentation

QAT Annual Report 2015December 7, 2015| Policy Report

Contract Reporting Monthly Newsletter: December 2015December 7, 2015| Newsletter

Constitutional Limitations on SpendingDecember 2, 2015| Presentation

Annual Report on Major State Investment Funds: Fiscal Year 2014December 1, 2015| Policy Report

HB 2086 Annual Criminal Justice Policy Impact StatementDecember 1, 2015| Memorandum


Budget & Fiscal Policy

State and Local Debt

GR-D Funds and Certifications
Property Taxes and Tax Relief