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Texas Legislature 2021

House votes to ban school vouchers, cap attorney general spending as part of its proposed $246 billion state budget

House members filed nearly 240 proposed tweaks to the massive spending plan and spent hours taking votes on controversial issues ranging from Medicaid expansion to school vouchers.

Speaker Phelan presides over the Texas House of Representatives on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

House votes overwhelmingly to ban school vouchers

Amendment that could have expanded Medicaid in Texas is voted down

House approves amendment to empty governor's Texas Enterprise Fund

Lawmakers go after Attorney General Ken Paxton

House wants Legislature to have more say in how to disperse some federal funds sent to Texas

Democratic lawmakers rally ahead of Medicaid expansion effort

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