Budget Bills Short on Health Care for Texans
Anne Dunkelberg /(512) 320-0222 x 102
May 12, 2011
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The Texas House and Senate have adopted two different budget bills, and a conference committee has begun to work out a compromise budget.
Both chambers provide less money for Texas health and human services than was budgeted in 2010-2011. But the Senateâ€™s version of the budget provides substantially more money for health care and social services than the House version.
In part four in a five-part primer series on health care, we take a look at what the budget bills mean for Texans' health care, and how Texas can do better.
Five-part primer series: