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Texas Legislature 2023

After House vote signaling opposition to school choice, Gov. Greg Abbott says the fight isn’t over

The House voted 86-52 on Thursday to amend the budget to ban state funding for “school vouchers or other similar programs.” Abbott has spent the past two months touring the state to build support for the proposal, spending tremendous political capital on trying to break through the rural Republican opposition to it.

Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at  Parent Empowerment Night at Annapolis Christian Academy in Corpus Christi on Jan. 31, 2023 to discuss parent empowerment and choice in their child's education.

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Politics Public education State government Greg Abbott Texas House of Representatives