AUSTIN (AP) – The Texas Legislature is expected to take up the two most essential items of the special session.
Both the House and the Senate are expected to make final votes Tuesday on a fiscal matters bill that will maintain school funding and one that will revamp a hurricane insurance program. Governor Rick Perry first called the special session to pass these two bills 29 days ago.READ MORE: Authorities Search For Texas Man At Grand Teton National Park
The school funding bill will formalize the $4 billion cut in education spending and how it will be spread across school districts. That is necessary to balance the state budget.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
Perry said the renaming and reorganization of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association was necessary before another hurricane hit Texas. The key sticking point was the conditions for when policyholders could sue the association for damages.MORE NEWS: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
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