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Texas Legislature 2021

Balancing Texas' budget is always complicated. The pandemic and recession will make it even harder in 2021.

Lawmakers could face a multibillion-dollar budget deficit due to the coronavirus pandemic and its accompanying recession. That will only compound the difficulties of balancing the budget.

Debate on HB1, the House state budget bill, continues into its 12th hour as State Rep. Chris Turner, D-Dallas, shows the str…

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