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Texas leaders want a new way to attract businesses here. But they can’t agree on how to do it.

The two chambers have 10 days to cut a deal before the end of the legislative session, and they are miles apart on some of the very foundations of a corporate tax-abatement bill considered to be a priority for Republican state leaders.

A pumpjack operates nearby a house under construction in a new housing development on March 14, 2022 north of Midland.

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