Texas Senate Approves Budget Bill

On Tuesday, the Texas Senate passed HB 1, the state’s budget. In a unanimous vote, the budget bill includes $9 billion more in education. In regard to TSD, the bill provides 3 additional special education employees, furniture, transportation funding, salary adjustment for selected TSD staff, and some funding towards TSD’s campus master plan.

The bill returns to the House, where the House of Representative can approve the Senate amendments or appoint a conference committee.

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