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Texas GOP lawmakers’ border and education wishlist would expand state budget by $2.7 billion — and counting

If bills now being considered pass, lawmakers will be left with $3.3 billion to take care of unforeseen costs over the next two years. Some experts worry that Texas can’t sustain its massive spending on the border and public education.

A section of the border wall in Mission on Oct. 6, 2021.

Border bills with no price tag

Education savings accounts and other variables

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