Tag Archives: Harold Dutton
Lawmakers passed an omnibus school finance and property tax reform bill this session, but didn’t include a way to pay for it past 2021. One place to look: corporate tax breaks.
Just before Memorial Day weekend, lawmakers inked an $11.6 billion school finance and property tax reform package. The passage of House Bill 3, which includes a...Read More
If added to the open carry bill, the "Dutton amendment" would ban police officers from stopping someone solely because they're openly carrying a handgun. This w...Read More
Advocates, House members and some county officials support shifting 17-year-olds to the juvenile justice system, but the plan's path through the Senate is uncle...Read More
In other states, the school turnaround strategy has meant major charter school expansion
Texas gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott is embracing an "achievement school district"—a school turnaround program that could hand public schools over to chart...Read More
Update 1:00 p.m.: The skirmish over floundering House bills in the Senate has been resolved. Over a lunch recess in both the Senate and the House, lawmakers ...Read More