State House Takes On Hundreds Of Amendments To Proposed Budget


(Austin, TX)--Work on the state budget is keeping lawmakers up late this week.Members of the Texas House debated well into Wednesday night over more than 300 amendments to House Bill 1, the budget of more than 116-billion-dollars.The bill's main emphases are on health and human services and ed­ucation, but on Wednesday, legislators added amendments dealing with matters important to them and their voters.

One Republican proposed moving money from the state film marketing program to women's health, putting Democrats in a bind.


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