House Approves South Texas University Compromise Bill

Updated, May 22: 

The Senate on Wednesday concurred with the House amendments to Senate Bill 24, creating a regional university and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley. The bill will now head to Gov. Rick Perry's desk, where it is expected to be signed.

“The creation of this new university in South Texas is a historic moment for the future students who will fill the classrooms, proudly call this university their alma mater, and create a brighter future for themselves and their families," Perry said in a statement. "And through the creation of the new medical school, we ...

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