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Texas Legislature 2023

House panel advances new Texas budget with property tax cuts, teacher pay raises

The proposal recommends spending billions on programs including property tax cuts, teacher pay raises, mental health services and border security. It leaves out requests for pay raises for retired state employees and funding for rent relief and childcare programs.

State representatives meet on the House floor at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 11, 2023.

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