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Eva DeLuna Castro

Program director, Center for Public Policy Priorities


Eva DeLuna Castro has worked at the Center for Public Policy Priorities since 1998 and focuses on state budget issues. She was previously an Analyst for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, researching various policy issues related to state revenue and spending. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Literature, cum laude, from Harvard University in 1988 and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin in 1997.

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Don't blame oil prices for budget woes

A 4 percent budget cut may not seem like much to the casual observer, but for a state that already underinvests in critical public services like education and health care, it represents potentially significant cuts to services that help Texans compete and succeed in life.