Day 10: UT Southwestern Loses Millions in State Funding

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Throughout the month of August, The Texas Tribune is featuring 31 ways Texans' lives will change come Sept. 1, the date most bills passed by the Legislature — including the dramatically reduced budget — take effect. Check out our story calendar here

Day 10: Losing $31 million in state aid leads the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas to lay off more than 100 employees and eliminate 250 vacant positions.

For Dallas' UT Southwestern Medical Center, the massive state budget cuts from the 2011 legislative session amounted to a double-whammy of reductions in both Medicaid dollars and higher education funding ...

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