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Texas House committee backs budget plan with extra $9 billion for school finance, property tax reform

After passing through the House Appropriations Committee, House Bill 1 now goes to the full Texas House.

State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, and State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, discuss the budget at a Texas Tribune event on Nov. 29, 2018.

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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