Job Loss Report Splits Lawmakers, Lobbyists

Lawmakers and lobbyists continue to spar over the accuracy of a recent Legislative Budget Board analysis of the effects House Bill 1 would have on jobs in the state of Texas. Basically, they don't agree on the number of jobs that may be lost or the method of comparison used by LBB. 

It's gone from a state agency to a state representative to two top state leaders to letters from business groups and think tanks. The argument will likely continue on the House floor tomorrow and Friday, as lawmakers consider a solution to the current budget deficit ...

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