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Texas Legislature 2019

Analysis: Are Texas lawmakers done with drama or just saving it up for later?

The Texas House sent a $250 billion budget over to the Senate with a unanimous vote after a debate that had remarkably few tense moments. With school finance, property taxes and revisions to that budget still ahead, will the comity hold?

House Speaker Dennis Bonnen speaks to representatives from the dias. March 27, 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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