A Closer Look at the Final 2016-17 State Budget
Here’s a look at how the Texas House and Senate budget proposals compared and what the two chambers ultimately settled on, using information from the Legislative Budget Board.
The Texas Legislature passed more than 1,000 bills this session, but only one was required by law to make it to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk.
After weeks of negotiations over how much to spend on tax cuts, border security, Medicaid payments, higher education and other areas, the two chambers approved a $209.4 billion budget.
Here’s a look at how the two budget proposals compared and what the two chambers ultimately settled on, using information from the Legislative Budget Board.
Alana Rocha, Matthew Watkins and Edgar Walters contributed to this report.
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