The priorities include school choice, border security, and public safety.
The Texas University Fund will allocate millions of additional funds to research, but some money could go to non-essential courses.
The Republican-controlled chamber killed an amendment that would have provided $20 billion of property tax relief.
Taxpayer advocates say Texas lawmakers have a decision to make.
With an unexpected $27 billion in surplus funds, Texas Scorecard asked all Republican members of the Texas House how they plan to allocate this taxpayer money.
Historically, the Legislature has provided minimal tax relief in surplus years.
While the governor has not given specifics as to what will be on the agenda, we can speculate based on his past comments.
The 140 days of the legislative session have concluded. What did—and did not—get accomplished?
The bill would cap the growth of state spending to that of population plus inflation.
Fairly orchestrated discussion on a budget providing for about $247 billion in spending.