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Texas Legislature 2019

Fall behind on your student loans? You could lose your license to work. Texas lawmakers want to change that.

Members of both parties have filed bills ending the practice of revoking occupational licenses for people behind on their student loans.

Roderick Scott in his classroom at Forest Meadow Junior High in Dallas on March 12, 2018, where he is the AVID and college career instructor, campus parent engagement specialist and after hours site coordinator.

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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