Medical Marijuana, Health Care, Taxes Starts State Legislative Session

(Austin, TX)  --  Today is the first of the 140 days that the 86th Texas legislature will meet.  A couple of the big issues lawmakers plan to debate are public school funding and property taxes.  Public school reform is the subject of many of the nearly one-thousand bills that lawmakers have submitted so far.  

In addition to education and property tax reform, health care will get a lot of attention.  Issues likely to be discussed include mental health and women's health care, as well as the possible legalization of medical marijuana.


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