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April 12, 2021      5:46 PM

As Chair Bonnen promises more compromises will be made, Texas House Appropriations votes to advance state budget

Bonnen and the LBB acknowledge a combination of factors – higher property values, less-than-expected school attendance increases, and federal funds from the CARES Act – have freed up $5.5 billion to balance the House budget

The Texas House Appropriations Committee voted out its budget and supplemental budget on close to unanimous votes Monday morning, with promises from Chair Greg Bonnen, R-Friendswood, that compromises and revisions will continue to be made.

Chairman Bonnen provided a list of highlights before the vote:

By Kimberly Reeves

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