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Texas colleges and universities get more than $3 billion for campus construction projects under bill headed to Gov. Greg Abbott

Before ending the special session Tuesday, Texas lawmakers reached a deal to allocate roughly $3.3 billion to higher education institutions for capital projects. The price tag went up from the Senate's original proposal.

Students walk through campus at the University of Texas at Dallas on Aug. 27, 2021.

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