TEXAS PRESS ASSOCIATION
STATE CAPITAL HIGHLIGHTS
Senate, House begin budget reconciliation process
The Texas Senate unanimously approved a $308 billion two-year budget last week, the Austin American- Statesman reported. The next step is to reconcile that budget with one passed earlier by the Texas House.
The Senate’s budget funds $10 billion in electric grid reforms, provides pay raises to state employees, and devotes more than half of its budget to funding education.
“Over the next few weeks, I ...