Skip to main content
Texas Legislature 2023

Texas Senate budget writers propose billions for teacher raises, lower property taxes and water projects

The Senate Finance Committee’s proposals won’t be voted on and sent to the full chamber until April.

The Senate chamber at the Texas Capitol on Aug. 16, 2017, the morning after the end of the special session.


Informed voters, strong democracy with your help

Yes, I'll donate today

Explore related story topics

Criminal justice Economy Higher education Politics Public education State government Greg Abbott Joan Huffman Texas Senate