Texas Lawmakers Likely to Need Another Session for School Funding

Albanese, Elizabeth
May 2004
Bond Buyer;5/12/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31882, p7
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Reports on the encouragement of governor Rick Perry for legislators to take time to address the issue with public education finance in Texas. Importance of funding the children's education and providing relief for property taxpayers to the future of the state; Constitutional amendments proposed by senators to bridge the revenue gap; Plans to change which business services are taxed.


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