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Take a closer look at the budget Texas lawmakers just passed

Published on June 6, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Clashes between the Texas House and Senate dominated the 2017 legislative session, and the state budget process was no exception. After weeks of negotiations over how much to spend on public schools, border security, health insurance for the poor and disabled, and other services, the two chambers approved a $217 billion budget in late May. If Gov. Greg Abbott signs it, the new budget will go into effect on Sept. 1. Here’s a look at how the two dueling budget proposals compared and what the two chambers ultimately settled on, using information from the Legislative Budget Board. Total budget $216.4 BVia Texas […]

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Source: Community Impact- Cedar Park

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