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Analysis: When the Texas House and Senate fight, legislative agencies squirm

The head of the little-known Texas Legislative Budget Board retired this week, adding a coda to years of differences between the agency's two masters — the Texas House and the Texas Senate.

Legislative Budget Board Director Ursula Parks answers a question from the House Committee on General Investigating & Ethics during a public hearing July 12, 2016 as the committee examines the use of leave and settlement payments to departing state employees.

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