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Lawmakers, state leaders weigh in on budget projection

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Monday morning, Comptroller Susan Combs released the state's biennial revenue estimate. The $8 billion surplus stands in stark contrast to the $27 billion shortfall lawmakers faced in 2011.

Watch the video below to hear hear more from Comptroller Susan Combs, as well as reaction from Senators Wendy Davis and Kirk Watson.

Lobbying and the Legislature go hand in hand. Tonight, we begin an ongoing segment called "Lobbying Texas." The Texas Classroom Teachers Association is deeply immersed in the key issue of education.

In the video below, Lonnie Hollingsworth Jr., the Director of Legal Services and Governmental Relations, weighs in on the projected budget surplus.

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Texas is unique in the sense that caucus do not rule the legislative agenda. So is this a good thing? Harvey Kronberg offers his opinion in his segment, "On the Agenda"

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