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Important Legislative Update for March 27th

IMPORTANT LEGISLATIVE UPDATE FOR MARCH 27
Marsha Farney, PhD
TACS Governmental Relations

Friends,

Today is going to be a busy day with the House Budget bill, HB1, being considered on the House floor today.  The budget provides a significant and greatly needed new influx of $6.3 billion in funding for public education and $2.7 billion in property tax relief.  Over 300 amendments were pre-filed to the budget and the debate over those amendments is today. Be sure to read your weekly Legislative Update for more details regarding today’s historic debate.

You can view the 307 pre-filed amendments here:   https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/PrefiledAmendments.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=HB1 . 

You can view the proceedings here: https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/ 

 

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