Legislative News

Interim News & Videos

Fast Growth Schools Challenges - April 25, 2018

Texas House Chairman Drew Darby receives the Equity Center's Champion for Children Award & Update on Texas Commission on Public School Finance - April 9, 2018

2 minute update on the latest meetings of the Texas Commission on Public School Finance - March 21, 2018

85th First Called Special Session

HB 21 by Chairman Dan Huberty     Relating to the public school finance system.

Fiscal Year 2018 Legislative Budget Board District Runs

Fiscal Year 2019 Legislative Budget Board District Runs


Equity Center Weekly Video Updates

October 3 Legislative Update - Comptroller Property Value Growth Assumptions

September 26 Legislative Update - Texas Commission on Public School Finance Recap

September 17 Legislative Update - Texas Commission on Public School Finance: Expenditures Working Group Reforms

August 22nd Legislative Update - Texas Commission on Public School Finance Expenditures Working Group

July 20th Legislative Update - Texas Commission on Public School Finance Outcomes Working Group

July 18th Legislative Update - TEA Guidance on FSP Entitlements and NIFA Funding

May 2nd Fast Growth Schools

April 9th Legislative Update - State Representative Drew Darby Champion for Children

March 21st Legislative Update - Texas Commission on Public School Finance

October 12th Legislative Update

September 22nd Hurricane Harvey Response

August 18th HB21 Facilities Funding Update

August 18th Legislative 1st Called Special Session Wrap Up

August 15th Legislative Update

August 11th Legislative Update

August 3rd Legislative Update

July 26th Legislative Update

July 19th Legislative Blast Video Update - HB 21

July 18th Legislative Update

June 8th Legislative Update

May 31st Legislative Update

May 25th Legislative Update

May 22nd Legislative Update

May 19th Legislative Update

May 12th Legislative Update

May 5th Legislative Update

April 28th Legislative Update

April 21st Legislative Update

April 18th Legislative Update

April 3rd Legislative Update

March 24th Legislative Update

March 17th Legislative Update

March 10th Legislative Update

March 3rd Legislative Update

February 24th Legislative Update

February 17th Legislative Update

February 10th Legislative Update


Equity Center Interview Series

Local Option Homestead Exemption (LOHE) explained - guest: Dick Lavine, CPPP


Equity Center In the News

September 12th KXAN's State of Texas

March 10th Capital Tonight


Bills to Watch - 85th Legislative Session

Talking points for key school finance issues of the 85th

SB 2145 by Chairman Larry Taylor     Relating to the public school finance system.

HB 21 by Chairman Dan Huberty     Relating to the public school finance system.


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