It's been a busy week so far at the Capitol. The Senate unanimously passed its $218 billion budget, which relies on $1.8 in local property tax revenue to help fund public education. Sen. Jane Nelson, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, touted the Senate budget's focus on education. Meanwhile, the House Public Education Committee approved Chair Rep. Dan Huberty's school finance measure, which puts an extra $1.6 billion into public education. Stay tuned ...

Texas Senate approves its budget, shifting school costs to local taxpayers (Texas Tribune)

House committee approves $1.6 billion school finance measure (Texas Tribune)


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