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In lieu of school finance solution, lawmakers debate creation of commission to study the topic

Published on May 23, 2017 under CommunityImpact

As the passage of House Bill 21, chalk full of school finance adjustments and now a Senate-added provision creating a school choice program, becomes more controversial, lawmakers are exploring alternatives to fix public finance. Senate Education Committee Chairman Sen. Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, has provided the alternative lawmakers might be needing in Senate Bill 2144. Throughout the session, Taylor has said he doesn’t think school finance can be fixed in this one session. At the inaugural Senate Finance Committee meeting, Chairwoman Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, said her intent was to see a fix passed this session, but wasn’t sure if […]

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