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Texas budget negotiations turn to higher education as a deal inches nearer

Published on May 17, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Members of both chambers of the Texas Legislature say they are getting close to agreeing on a budget for the next two years. But a major sticking point remains unsettled: higher education funding. The key negotiator in the House said that would be a focus of negotiations Wednesday.  House Appropriations Committee Chairman John Zerwas, R-Richmond, said Wednesday morning that negotiators purposefully put university funding near the end of the list of differences that they needed to iron out before they pass Senate Bill 1, the budget bill. But he said there remains a “pretty big delta” between the two chambers’ proposals. Nonetheless, […]

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