Education the focus of 2019 Texas Legislature

School funding and property taxes top the list of priorities for ‘19 Texas Legislature.

The 86th Legislature is off to an exciting start. More than 1,000 bills have been filed since November of last year.

Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick and the newly-elected Speaker Dennis Bonnen committed to collaborate on key issues during the upcoming session.

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced an additional 8.1 percent will be available to lawmakers for the next budget.

Read the Chamber's first legislative alert on our website.

Read about the upcoming sessions here (Texas Tribuneand here (Community Impact).

See the chamber’s legislative agenda here.

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