Texas 86th Legislative Session

This Week in the Texas Legislature 3-22-19

The House Appropriations Committee this week gave approval to HB 1 and SB 500, the general and supplemental appropriations bills, respectively. The House Education Committee approved HB 3, a combined school finance and property tax reform package totaling more than $9 billion. Meanwhile, the Senate gave approval to a package of emergency response bills meant…

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Texas 86th Legislative Session

This Week in the Texas Legislature

Harvey Recovery Press Conference. On Monday, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference call with the Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, announcing $652 million in additional federal funding for Hurricane Harvey recovery. The additional funds are allocated from the Community Development Block Grant for Disaster Recovery Program and add to the more than…

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