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NPT Capitol: Straus happy with the budget

StrausA press release from House Speaker Joe Straus. The Texas House passed their version of the budget 149-0 early Saturday Morning.

Texas House Adopts 2010-2011 State Budget
House Trims $4 Billion Off Senate Budget

Austin— Today Texas House Speaker Joe Straus praised the House of Representatives for adopting the state’s 2010-2011 biennial budget.

“I appreciate the outstanding work of Appropriations Chairman Jim Pitts, Vice Chair Richard Raymond, and all Members of the House of Representatives for passing a sound budget which is fiscally responsible and funds essential government services,” stated Texas House Speaker Joe Straus. “I am proud of the entire House for working together to produce a balanced budget, control state expenditures, and make wise spending decisions. Today’s approved budget makes prudent investments in critical areas and includes funding increases in education and health care.”
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April 18, 2009 at 9:41 am

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