Here is today's Morning Brief from Chad Hasty.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission has asked for $6.7 billion extra in the upcoming budget, but some state legislators have pledged to maintain a total budget increase cap of $7 billion.
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According to a press release from Straus’ office, “The impending sequestration would trigger across-the-board reductions in defense and non-defense spending, putting thousands of Texas jobs at risk.”
Texas House Speaker Joe Straus today created the Interim Committee on Manufacturing, which will recommend ways that the Legislature can help strengthen the manufacturing sector in Texas.
Michael Quinn Sullivan has released a new commentary over the issue of property taxes and the Texas Legislature. You can read it online at KFYO.com
"We haven’t done our job there for the past ten years and it’s time to fix that.”
Ted Cruz gets a big endorsement, Planned Parenthood battle in Texas, and more in today's Morning Brief.
“About 20% of all human trafficking at some point goes through Texas.”
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