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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Accurate or Inaccurate? What do you think? re: Governor Perry's Quote from his 5/30/11 Press Release on the Special Session

Monday, May 30, 2011:  Governor Perry Press Release     Austin, Texas
Gov. Rick Perry tonight announced a special session of the Texas Legislature will begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.
"We have taken great strides this session to strengthen Texas' economic environment and protect private property rights, victims of human trafficking and the unborn, but critical work remains to ensure we have a balanced budget that provides essential services without raising taxes, while protecting the Rainy Day Fund for future emergencies," Gov. Perry said.
"I urge lawmakers to work quickly to complete the important work Texans expect us to finish."
The special session will consider the following issues:

• Legislation relating to fiscal matters necessary for the implementation of House Bill No. 1 as passed by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, including measures that will allow school districts to operate more efficiently.

• Legislation relating to healthcare cost containment, access to services through managed care, and the creation of economic and structural incentives to improve the quality of Medicaid services.

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