COMPTROLLER’S 2020-2021 ESTIMATE OF STATE REVENUE FORECASTS INCREASE October 16, 2019 - 05:00 Posted in: Opinions CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS State budget writers likely will have more funds to meet the needs of Texas in the near term, based on information released on Thursday, Oct. 10, by the Comptroller’s office. Texas Comptroller Glenn He-gar said revenue available for general spending in 2020-21 is expected to total about $121.76 billion, up 9.6 percent from the 2018-19 biennium. This revenue would support the $118.86 billion in general-purpose spending called for by the 86th Texas Legislature and would result in a final balance available for certification of $2.89 billion. Before each regular legislative session, the comptroller issues a biennial revenue estimate that forecasts how much ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!