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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas House approves 2020-21 budget plan, with extra $9 billion for school finance, property tax relief

The House also signed off on a $9 billion supplemental budget that would withdraw $4.3 billion from the state savings account.

State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, the author of HB1 talks with Speaker Dennis Bonnen in the House Chamber on March 27, 201…

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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Debate on HB1, the House state budget bill, continues into its 12th hour as State Rep. Chris Turner, D-Dallas, shows the str…
Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, addresses the house floor during budget night at the State Capitol on March 27, 2019.
State Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond (right), speaks with Rep. Dennis Paul, R-Houston (left), in the House Chamber on March 27…

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