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Texas Comptroller Gives Legislature More Money to Spend
But don’t go crazy y’all
"...Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar, the most normal dude in the state..."

Jan. 11, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Tim Mahoney for Comptroller. Tim Mahoney for Trump?
Attorney, organizer enters statewide race
"...filed to run as the Democratic nominee for state comptroller. Two days later, he sent a follow-up saying that..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Comptroller Touts Her Open-Book Policy
Susan Combs holds up her agency as a model of state transparency
"...That's how state Comptroller Susan Combs said she hopes she can cut down..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Comptroller's Cupboard Not Bare
Texas confirms it actually has the money to pay employees the raise it promised them.
"...everyone can breathe a sigh of relief, because State Comptroller Susan Combs has worked out that there’s actually the..."

July 10, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Comptroller
It's all about the money

Feb. 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Tim Mahoney for Comptroller. Tim Mahoney for Trump?
Attorney, organizer enters statewide race

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Sin Buddhism
Comptroller Nixes Tax Exemption for "Non-Believers"
"...out my bank wants articles of incorporation, and the Comptroller's office says `prove that you're a religion.' But my..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Public Notice: Putting the Trust in Event Trust Funds?
Mike Collier, COTA, and the comptroller's scandal
"...management of the METF to another agency, so the comptroller can be an impartial watchdog over the trust fund...."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Point Austin: The Usual Suspects
On trying my best to be scandalized by the Comptroller's report on the CTRMA
"...Road-eo hasn't started until the fat lady sings, and Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn chimed in on cue last week,..."

March 18, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Yassine Clubs Seized by State
UPDATE: Comptroller seeks millions in unpaid taxes from downtown bars
"...the IRS has to wait in line. The Texas Comptroller's office has changed the locks on six of their..."

April 25, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Sales Tax in the Tank
Comptroller reports 12.5% drop in sales tax revenue
"...that: A myth. In a press release cheerfully headlined "Comptroller Susan Combs Delivers $418 Million in Local Sales Tax..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Daryl Janes, R.I.P.
Austin journalist Daryl Janes has passed away.
"...journalistic endeavors and finally a job at the Texas Comptroller's Office. Below is a short obit put together by..."

May 30, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Graves Gets $1.45 Million
Comptroller pays up for wrongful conviction
"...under which the wrongfully convicted may access state compensation, Comptroller Susan Combs announced this afternoon that Anthony Graves has..."

June 30, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

State Emergency-Leave Rules Tightened
Comptroller will now verify all applications
"...happening again. On June 1, Gov. Greg Abbott and Comptroller Glenn Hegar sent a memo to state agency heads..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

State Budget Estimate Up, But Much Already Spent
Texas prepares for second half of grand bait and switch
"...to reconvene tomorrow, there's some good budget news from Comptroller Susan Combs with a healthier-than-expected budget revenue estimate...."

Jan. 7, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Sharp: I Am Running for Senate
Democratic former comptroller wants Hutchison's seat
"...Texas Democrats hungry for former state Comptroller John Sharp to re-enter politics will finally get their..."

Dec. 8, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Grandma's gone missing again...
"...Richards) Women and Men for Bell will monitor the Comptroller's Office to make sure Strayhorn is now doing her..."

Nov. 1, 2006 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Audit Ugliness
Perry questions Strayhorn's ethics, but watchdogs warn he's in a glass house
"...State Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn would have no trouble turning down..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

She's Her Own Grandma
Carole Keeton Strayhorn – what a long strange trip it's been
"...On this warm June afternoon, the two-term comptroller was trumpeting her confirmation on the November ballot as..."

July 28, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Personal Politics
"...A year later, Bullock was eyeing the comptroller's job, which had been held for 25 years by..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Feature

Ken Paxton Blocks Payment to Formerly Incarcerated Man Declared Innocent
Declared innocent, Alfred Dewayne Brown has appealed for compensation due to unjust imprisonment
"...have since agreed he did not commit. When Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar prepared to release a compensatory payment to..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Campfire Horror Story
How Carole Keeton Strayhorn and the state destroyed a healing camp for kids
"...facing a political onslaught initiated in late 2003 by then-Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn. Responding to a string of news..."

Nov. 21, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

How DPS's Occupation of a Border Town May Have Crippled Its Economy
Rio Grande City sees a marked decline in sales and tourism
"...Alaniz sends no tax on these earnings to the comptroller...."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Fun With Carole, Rick, and Greg
The budget standoff provides a snapshot of the new Texas politics.
"...There was Carole Keeton Strayhorn, comptroller extraordinaire, waving her oath of office to the TV..."

June 27, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
The latest Texas Performance Review says AISD schools are operating under capacity, but AISD says their methodology masks school crowding.
"...hardly shocked that the preliminary draft of the state comptroller's Texas Performance Review audit was harshly critical of the..."

Feb. 18, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

CTRMA Responds to Strayhorn: 'I Am Rubber. You Are Glue …'
Heiligenstein answers audit, says comptroller attacks unwarranted
"..."audit" of the agency issued March 9 by state Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn. Strayhorn (under the heading "Wrong Way")..."

April 8, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Capitol Chronicle
The State Policy Committee Politically Purges the State Employees' Charitable Campaign
"...appointed by the governor, the lieutenant governor, and the comptroller. When the committee met last month to consider applications..."

April 13, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
Carole Keeton Rylander conducts a high-profile raid of Antone's nightclub.
"...off to the raid by publicists for the state comptroller's office, but Comptroller Carole Keeton Rylander even put in..."

Sept. 3, 1999 News Feature by Andy Langer

Does Harry Potter Cause Sexual Violence? Only in Texas.
Defending a new nudity tax, the AG says topless bars cause sexual violence
"...On Dec. 17, the state comptroller successfully fought off a request for a temporary injunction..."

Dec. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

On the Lege
New Comptroller Combs signals a very different style from the combative Strayhorn
"...At her swearing-in ceremony early this month, Comptroller Susan Combs jokingly told a crowd of well-wishers and..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Amy Smith

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