Susan Combs's file:

Republican from Texas

Susan Combs was initially elected as state comptroller in 2006. Previously, she served as Texas agriculture commissioner and in the Texas House.

Recent statements involving Susan Combs

The 2011 Legislature did not cut Texas public school funding.

Says she "wiped out" the state Agriculture Department’s inspections of eggs at retail sites like grocery stores.

On advancing state money for a Formula One race

Recent stories featuring Susan Combs

State comptroller of Texas has never been a CPA:

A candidate who is a CPA says the Texas state comptroller has never been one. Well, yeah.

Fact-checking Rick Perry, who declares he won't run for governor in 2014:

Rick Perry's promised  "exciting" plan? He's not seeking another term as governor at the least. See updates at

For our part, we are posting the Truth-O-Meter report card for the longest-serving governor in Texas history--and True-to-Pants on Fire report cards for various officeholders surely hankering to move up once Perry moves on.

Susan Combs knows the Truth-O-Meter:

Susan Combs knows the Truth-O-Meter. That’s not so for all the prospective contenders to succeed her.

Texas judge read PolitiFact before finding school finance system unconstitutional:

A news bulletin said PolitiFact influenced a judge’s decision that the Texas school funding system is again unconstitutional.

Aw shucks. Really?

Susan Combs on the Truth-O-Meter:

The state comptroller has a Truth-O-Meter report card featuring two Flip-O-Meter checks.


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