“State Budget Cuts Could Cost Texas Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs”

According to a story on www.texastribune.org, a Legislative Budget Board analysis released Thursday showed the state could lose 271,746 jobs in 2012 and 335,244 in 2013. The report concerns a combination of public and private sector positions. Under the current House budget proposal, state funding will be cut by 12.3 percent for the next biennium.