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.


Fiscal Size-Up, 2016-17 Biennium

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

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

What's New

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

Submit A Contract Issue

Recent Documents

Foundation School Program OverviewSeptember 28, 2016| Presentation

Overview of Additional State Aid for Tax Reduction (ASATR) Hold HarmlessSeptember 28, 2016| Presentation

Overview of RecaptureSeptember 28, 2016| Presentation

Property Tax LeviesSeptember 26, 2016| Presentation

Dynamic Impact Analysis: Methodology and OutputSeptember 26, 2016| Presentation

Overview of the Homestead Exemption IncreaseSeptember 26, 2016| Presentation

Dynamic Economic Impact Statement ExamplesSeptember 26, 2016| Presentation

Legislative Budget Board Contract Reporting and OversightSeptember 22, 2016| Presentation

Adult and Juvenile Correctional Populations: Monthly Report (September 2016)September 19, 2016| Info-graphic

LBB Contract Reporting & OversightSeptember 16, 2016| Presentation

Hazlewood Legacy Program Exemption (September 2016)September 13, 2016| Presentation

Overview of June 2016 Adult and Juvenile Correctional Population ProjectionsSeptember 12, 2016| Presentation

New Interactive Graphics PostedSeptember 9, 2016| Interactive Graphics

Financing Public Higher Education in TexasSeptember 9, 2016| Primer

Financing the Judiciary in TexasSeptember 9, 2016| Primer

Budget & Fiscal Policy

GR-D Funds and Certifications
Property Taxes and Tax Relief