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Senate Finance Committee Schedules Meetings on Education Budget

The newly formed Senate Finance Committee didn't waste any time and has already scheduled its first public hearing for Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 9 a.m. to begin discussing Article III (public education) of the budget bill.

The Senate Finance Committee will meet beginning at 9 a.m. to consider the following:

Wednesday, January 23

  • Texas Education Agency
  • Windham School District
  • Higher Education Coordinating Board
  • Higher Education Fund
  • Available University Fund
  • National Research University Fund

Thursday, January 24

  • School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
  • School for the Deaf 
  • Special Provisions for the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired/Texas
  • Teacher Retirement System
  • Optional Retirement Program
  • Higher Education Group Insurance
  • Public Community/Junior Colleges
  • Special Provisions Relating Only to State Agencies of Higher Education
  • Texas State Technical College System Administration

Listen to a live broadcast of the hearing.