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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas lawmakers indicate they may use rainy day fund for school security, hurricane recovery and teachers' pensions

Hurricane Harvey, school safety and teacher pensions all made the list of priorities likely to receive funding from the state's Economic Stabilization Fund.

Short meeting of the Legislative Budget Board to take stock of the health of the Texas economy for 2019 as likely incoming speaker Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton, greets Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound.

Texas Legislature 2019

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.

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