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Analysis: Without new state money, is it still school finance reform?

Lawmakers are taking on school finance and property tax reform — gnarly policy issues that are expensive to tackle even if the state decides enough money is already being spent on public education in Texas.

State Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood (l.), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston (r.), chairman of the House Public Education committee, talk with Rep. Harold Dutton, D-Houston (facing), and Rep. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio (back), on May 27, 2017.

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