Proposed budget cuts by the Texas legislature total $244 million for the Concho Valley (plus Runnels County). An additional $15 million will come out of the hide of Howard College and Angelo State University.
HHS-- $206 millionCuts are from 2010-2011 state budget spending. Higher education cuts add to Tom Green County's misery, making the total now $207 million or $1,907 per citizen.:
Public Education--$23 million
Higher Education--$15 million
Scroll down for posts with HHS and Public Education cuts by county. The big picture should be seen.
Update 3-14-11: SAISD said cuts will be between $9 and $12 million per year. This is much higher than CPPP's estimate of $7 million for Tom Green County. It adds $11 to $17 million to the Concho Valley total, now $255 to $261 million for the biennium. That's a quarter of a billion for mostly rural Central West Texas.