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Cross Function

Historic Courthouse Preservation (2016)
Alternative Medicaid Proposals (2013)
Appropriation of Higher Education Formula Funding (2013)
Balancing Incentive Program (2013)
In School Suspension Program Requirements (2013)
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Lone Star Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Cards (2013)
Methods of Financing the Foundation School Program (2013)
Moving Ahead For Progress In the 21st Century: Federal Transportation Reauthorization (2013)
Radioactive Waste Disposal and Storage Fee Revenue (2013)
Red Light Cameras (2013)
State Disaster Funding and Grant Funding (2013)
System Benefit Fund (2013)
Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) (2013)
The Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (2013)
Highlights of Recent Congressional Actions (2012)
Spotlight: Highlights of Recent Federal Appropriations (2010)
Spotlight: President's 2011 Budget (2010)
Highlights of Recent Congressional Actions (2008)
Spotlight: Top 100 Federal Funding Sources (2008)
Spotlight: President’s Fiscal Year 2008 Budget (2007)
Recent Congressional Actions Impacting the Texas Budget (2006)
Spotlight: Impact of the Gulf Coast Hurricanes on the State Budget (2006)
Spotlight: Medicaid and Citizenship Verification (2006)
Spotlight: Presidents 2007 Budget (2006)
Spotlight: Top 100 Federal Funding Sources (2006)
Spotlight: Presidents 2006 Budget (2005)
Spotlight: Texas Benefits from Federal Transportation and Energy Reauthorizations (2005)
State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education Assist in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (2005)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2004 Appropriations (2004)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2005 Appropriations (2004)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2005 President’s Budget (2004)
Spotlight: Top 100 Federal Funding Sources (2004)
Medicare Reform Legislation (2003)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2003 Federal Appropriations (2003)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2004 Presidents Budget (2003)
Federal Education Funding to Texas (2002)
Federal Funding for Bioterrorism, Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (2002)
Federal Funding for Childrens Health Insurance Program (2002)
Federal Highway Funding to Texas (2002)
Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (2002)
Gains and Losses: Health, Human Services, and Labor (2002)
Spotlight: Education (2002)
Spotlight: Nutrition Programs Reauthorization (2002)
Spotlight: Presidents Fiscal Year 2003 Budget (2002)

Economic Development & Regulation

Texas Veteran Employment Trends and Comparisons (2014)

Fiscal Policy & Analysis

Sales and Use Tax Collection on Internet Sales (2016)
Sporting Goods Sales Tax Allocation (2016)
Spotlight: Every Student Succeeds Act (2016)
Spotlight: Fiscal Year 2016 Congressional Actions (2016)
Spotlight: President's Budget 2017 (2016)
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Government Operations & Employees

Employees Retirement System of Texas Consumer-Directed Health Plan (2016)
Overview of the Federal Budget Process (2016)
Texas Councils of Governments (2016)

Health & Human Services

Interest Lists for Long-Term Care Programs (2016)
Overview of Emergency Funding for Ebola Virus Disease (2016)
Overview of Programs Providing Prenatal Services (2016)
Reauthorized Federal Child Welfare Related Programs (2016)
Status of the State Supported Living Center System (2016)
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Higher Education

Impact of the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill on the Hazlewood Legacy Program (2016)
Texas Research Incentive Program (2016)
Texas Guaranteed Tuition Plan (2014)
Texas Research Incentive Program (2014)
Financial Aid Programs (2013)
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Justice & Public Safety

Basic Civil Legal Services (2016)
Brief History of The Texas Juvenile Justice Department (2016)
Electronic Case Filing (2016)
Implementation and Enforcement of Real ID in Texas (2016)
Indigent Defense (2016)
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Overview of the Texas Juvenile Justice System (2016)
Specialty Courts (2016)
Adult Parole in Texas (2014)
Correctional Managed Health Care Update (2014)
Indigent Defense (2014)
Basic Civil Legal Services (2013)
Characteristics of Juveniles in TJJD State Correctional Facilities Before and After the 2007 Reforms (2013)
Correctional Managed Health Care for State Incarcerated Adult Offenders in Texas (2013)
Driver Responsibility Program (2013)
Offenses and Demographics of Juveniles in State Operated Correctional Facilities
Fiscal Year 2011
 (2013)
Offenses and Demographics of Juveniles in State Operated Correctional Facilities
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles Admitted to State-Operated Correctional Facilities
Fiscal Year 2011
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles Admitted to State-Operated Correctional Facilities
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles on Intensive Supervision Probation
Fiscal Year 2011
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles on Probation in Local Secure Placement Facilities,
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles on Probation
Fiscal Year 2011
 (2013)
Profile of Juveniles on Probation
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Correctional Capacity and Population,
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Substance Abuse Treatment,
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
Texas Department of Criminal Justice Vehicle Fleet (2013)
Texas Juvenile Justice Department: Factors Affecting Minimum Length of Stay Extensions
Fiscal Year 2011
 (2013)
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission Human Trafficking (2013)
Who Entered Prison?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Entered Prison?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Entered State Jail?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Entered State Jail?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Entered Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Entered Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Admissions
 (2013)
Who Exited Prison?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Releases
 (2013)
Who Exited Prison?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Releases
 (2013)
Who Exited State Jail?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Releases
 (2013)
Who Exited State Jail?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Releases
 (2013)
Who Exited Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2011 Releases
 (2013)
Who Exited Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Fiscal Year 2012 Releases
 (2013)
Who is in Prison?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2011
 (2013)
Who is in Prison?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2012
 (2013)
Who is in State Jail?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2011
 (2013)
Who is in State Jail?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2012
 (2013)
Who is in Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2011
 (2013)
Who is in Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities?
Select Data for Those On-Hand as of August 31, 2012
 (2013)

Natural & Cultural Resources

Economically Distressed Areas Program (2016)
State Water Plan 2017 (2016)
Sporting Goods Sales Tax Allocation (2014)
Fiscal Impact of Drought on State Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education,
Fiscal Year 2012
 (2013)
State Park Funding (2013)

Other Topics

Tobacco Settlement Proceeds (2016)
Constitutional Debt Limit (2014)
Overview of Historic Sites at the Texas Historical Commission (2014)
Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund (2013)
Constitutional Debt Limit (2013)
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Public Education

Admissions Processes of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Texas School for the Deaf (2016)
Early College High Schools (2016)
Educational Aides in Texas Public Schools (2016)
Foundation School Program Funding for School Facilities (2016)
Foundation School Program Overview (2016)
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Homeless Students in Texas Public Schools (2016)
Public School Utility Expenditures (2016)
School District Participation in Purchasing Cooperatives (2016)
Superintendent Certification and Contract Provisions (2016)
The E-Rate Program in Education (2016)
Transitioning Students from a Disciplinary Alternative Education Program to Regular Campus (2016)
Educational Technology Initiatives at the Texas Education Agency (2014)
Foundation School Program Funding for School Facilities (2014)
Foundation School Program Overview (2014)
Foundation School Program Transportation Allotment (2014)
Methods of Financing the Foundation School Program (2014)
Programs Targeting High School Students at the Texas Education Agency (2014)
Texas Education Agency Prekindergarten Programs (2014)
Community Service and Service-Learning Programs in Public High Schools (2013)
Forensic Analysis of Standardized School Assessments (2013)
Foundation School Program Transportation Allotment (2013)
Instructional Materials Allotment and the Review and Adoption of Instructional Materials (2013)
Internal Auditing in Public Schools (2013)
Prekindergarten Education Programs at the Texas Education Agency (2013)
Professional Development Requirements and Resources For Educators (2013)
Regional Education Service Centers (2013)
Routes to Teacher Certification: Educator Preparation Programs (2013)
State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) (2013)
Teacher Certification Status (2013)
The Permanent School Fund and The Available School Fund (2013)

State Budget

Economic Stabilization Fund Cap (2016)

Technology

Review of Replacement Schedules for Information Technology Equipment (2013)