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Weekend Insider: Texas Budget, Assistance for Migrant Students

In this edition of the Weekend Insider: The Texas state budget may not be as bad as expected, and a program to help migrant students attend college reaches a milestone.

In this edition of the Texas Tribune Weekend Insider.

Texas is not flush with cash, but the state may not be in as big of a budget crunch as once thought. Ross Ramsey explains how some some analysts expect things to be tight, but easier than what legislators dealt with during the 2011 session. Then we go to St. Edward's University in Austin, where a program aimed at helping migrant students attend college is celebrating 40 years of success. Reeve Hamilton talks about how the school has kept the College Assistance Migrant Program going despite fluctuating federal funds.

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