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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas House, Senate pass school finance bill mandating teacher raises and cutting taxes

The $11.6 billion school finance and property tax reform bill is now poised to head to Gov. Greg Abbott.

House Speaker Dennis Bonnen signs paperwork on the House floor on May 25, 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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