State Comptroller Susan Combs has reported that Texas will end the current two-year budget cycle in 2015 with a $2.6 billion surplus — and her estimates usually are conservative, so the number could go higher. Meanwhile, more than two-thirds of the state’s school districts are suing the state, saying Texas underfunds public education. Should Texas part with more of its cash, devoting it to education or some other use?
Send no more than 150 words with your name, address and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is Wednesday for publication next Monday.
Premium content for only $0.99
For the most comprehensive local coverage, subscribe today.