What We Heard & Didn’t Hear in the State of the State Speech

Today, the Governor delivered his 7th State of the State speech. Here are some of our takeaways…
What we heard:

What we didn’t hear:

  • A commitment to invest in the people of Texas, no matter how much they make or their zip code
  • A promise to undo the 2011 cuts, including the unnecessary $5.4 billion cut to public education
  • Long-term solutions to fix our budget and revenue system and create a 21st century budget that works for all of us.

We’ll have more soon on what these priorities, and what the Governor’s budget, means for Texas.

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