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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas Senate aligns with House on how much to spend on education, property tax reform

Both chambers now want to put $9 billion toward public schools and levy reductions. But they disagree about how to spread it out.

Senate Education Committee Chariman and state Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, during a committee meeting on Mar. 5, 2019.

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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