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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas Sen. Larry Taylor unveils new school finance bill, adding $5,000 teacher pay raise

The bill differs in significant ways from the version the House approved this month.

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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