Breaking down the numbers: House adds $9 billion for public ed leaving the chambers $3 billion apart
Rep. Chris Turner retains chairmanship of Texas House Democratic Caucus, Rep. Celia Israel is now Vice Chair
Lt. Gov. Patrick indicates Senate committees will be in place by next week
Speaker Bonnen starts the year with $4.6 million cash on hand, Lt. Gov. Patrick has $9.3 million

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