Comptroller Susan Combs last week said she expects Texas will post a $10.7 billion surplus when fiscal 2008 ends Aug. 31.

Combs’s forecast is lower than that of House Speaker Tom Craddick, R-Midland, who predicted a surplus of as much as $15 billion in a recent speech.

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