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Texas Legislature 2021

Texas Senate approves a $250 billion state budget — but questions remain about how federal aid will be used

The budget does not factor in over $35 billion in federal aid. Senators said they don't yet know when that money will come in and what strings could be attached.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick presides over the Senate session on March 20, 2021.

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