The House should be commended for the unanimous decision today to cut their office budgets across the board.

By passing the HR 3 (the Housekeeping Resolution) for the 82nd Legislature, legislators lowered their operational budget allocated for salaries and other office expenses for 10% for months when the Legislature is in session, and by 14% for all other months.

This should serve as an example to all state agencies looking to reduce their budget during this legislative session.

Dustin Matocha

Dustin Matocha is the CFO and COO of Texas Scorecard. Dustin graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Management, a BA in Government, and a minor in Marketing. He’s a self-described Corvette enthusiast, baseball purist, tech geek and growing connoisseur of local craft beer.


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